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I finished the "The Dispossessed" by Ursula K. Le Guin today. It's an amazing read: philosophy, politics, anarchism, loyalty, societal pressure, freedom, science and so much more all set on two brilliantly imagined worlds.

One of the best books I've read in a long time; highly recommended.

Our earth is their Moon; our Moon is their earth." "Where, then, is Truth?" declaimed Bedap, and yawned. "In the hill one happens to be sitting on," said Tirin 

I read somewhere this quote and I knew I had to read the book.

It is a relatively old book and you can tell it by the way it is written but there are quite a few things you can take from it.

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Our earth is their Moon; our Moon is their earth." "Where, then, is Truth?" declaimed Bedap, and yawned. "In the hill one happens to be sitting on," said Tirin 

@apathetic_bystander yes, getting on for 50 years old now. I came to it after reading "The Left Hand of Darkness" a while ago, which is of the same universe and also great.

I wish we could have had more from Tirin :-(

Our earth is their Moon; our Moon is their earth." "Where, then, is Truth?" declaimed Bedap, and yawned. "In the hill one happens to be sitting on," said Tirin 

@apathetic_bystander One quote that's stuck with me is, in relation to the hierarchical organisation of the army: "No rational form of organisation would serve the purpose. He simply had not understood that the purpose was to enable men with machine-guns to kill unarmed men and women easily and in great quantities when told to do so."

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