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Jul 27, 2023Liked by Stephen from Trenchant Edges

Thanks for this long, winding road! I know you're a busy guy, but a couple points you raised reminded me of things I've read in the last few years.

1) on the alien intelligence of the computer: "The Computer and the Incarnation of Ahriman". From my beloved "I Am Not A Crank" genre, on the malevolent intelligence being manifested into our world by the proliferation of computers. Available for free here: https://archive.org/details/the-computer-and-the-incarnation-of-ahriman

2) On uncovering the hidden histories buried by All Empires: the fantastic Broken Earth trilogy of novels addresses this theme (and so many others) in a heady, engaging way. They're the best fiction books I've read in years.

Thanks again!

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