Re: B5 Trivia (WAS: RE: No Singularity?)

Spike Jones (
Sun, 21 Nov 1999 21:50:57 -0800

Jim Fehlinger wrote:

> I suppose. Marion Zimmer Bradley does it too. There are two ways of
> looking at this: 1) as an homage to "the master"; 2) as a conspicuous
> lack of originality on the part of the influencee...

Oh no Jim, do assume intentional homage to J.R.R.T. In my own fiction work I have place many subtle references to Hofstadter, for instance, in an effort to *celebrate* and call attention to him and his work, such as the
one found in this sentence regarding Hofstadter and self referencing paradox.