Re:Introductions (Was Re:Hi)

2003-05-29 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
trying to save us from another Titan. -- James Nicoll, rec.arts.sf.written, 1998 OUCH! That must have hurt a certain author! I haven't read _Titan_, but I guess now I'll just have to. I mean, if a book gets a review like *that*... Jeroen van Baardwijk

Brin-L Website Expanded: Monthly Report

2003-06-02 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
, this should provide insight into how well Brin-L is doing. Once data about several months is available, graphs will be added. Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website: http://www.Brin-L.com

Brin Book Analysis

2003-06-05 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
apart? Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website: http://www.Brin-L.com [Sponsored by:] _ The newest lyrics on the Net

Re:STOP THE SPAM!

2003-06-11 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
, you are free to unsubscribe yourself. Now, please use this list only for its intended purposes: the discussion of science fiction in general and the works of David Brin in particular. Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World

RE:Why?

2003-06-11 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
intended purposes: the discussion of science fiction in general and the works of David Brin in particular. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter. Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website

Re:Why?

2003-06-11 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
complains about your behaviour in front of all your colleagues (taking it to this list), who have nothing to do with your dispute. Now how would you feel? Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website

Brin Book Analysis - But Which Book?

2003-06-16 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
. The Practice Effect: http://www.brin-l.com/practice_effect.html Glory Season: http://www.brin-l.com/glory_season.html Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website: http://www.Brin-L.com [Sponsored

Re:Book analysis

2003-06-19 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
are that most (if not all) of us already own one or more Brin books. There are so many good science fiction books and authors out there that it would be quite difficult to find a specific book that most of us already have on their bookshelf. Jeroen van Baardwijk

Re:Brin Book Analysis - But Which Book?

2003-06-19 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
in discussing this particular book again. I'd like to hear their opinion on this. Anyhow, your vote for _The Practice Effect_ has been noted. Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website: http://www.Brin

Re:Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-25 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
no Muslem, so I don't have to respect and follow this custom? Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website: http://www.Brin-L.com [Sponsored

Re:ICC was Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-25 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
form of control over the ICC, when you don't even have that same particular form of control over your own government? Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website: http://www.Brin-L.com [Sponsored

Re:Re:Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-25 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
going to Law School is just like going to any other school: the government doesn't pay for it, you'll have to pay for it yourself (despite the existence of student loans from the government). Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful

Re:Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-25 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
few cases it has had to handle so far. Can you point at ICC cases where innocent men have been convicted for war crimes? Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website: http://www.Brin-L.com

Re:Re:Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-25 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
have too much power. The only real power they have is to declare someone guilty and determine appropriate punishment -- but then, that's what they are trained for and get paid for! And if they screw up, their decision can be overturned by a higher court. Jeroen van Baardwijk

Re:ICC was Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-26 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
populated ones, right? Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website: http://www.Brin-L.com [Sponsored by:] _ The newest lyrics

Re:Re:Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-26 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
reached your decision. Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website: http://www.Brin-L.com [Sponsored by:] _ The newest

Re:Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-26 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
this with a study? Public outcry about an innocent man being convicted is just as loud here as it is in the US. So, all you have to do is tally how many of those cases have been reported. Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin

Re:Re:Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-26 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
exactly be fair, now would it? Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website: http://www.Brin-L.com [Sponsored

Re:Re:Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-26 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
will lose his job, and the cases he handled will be appealed. In fact, given that you can't exactly become a judge right out of Law School, it's highly unlikely that an incompetent person will be given that job in the first place. Jeroen van Baardwijk

Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-26 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
At Stardate 20030625.1226, Richard Baker wrote: You wrote the mails I would've written if I hadn't just spent a week in bed with labyrinthitis. Labyrinthitis? Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website

Re:ICC was Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-27 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
to you that the US doesn't use the democratic principle of representative government because the US isn't a democracy... Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website: http://www.Brin-L.com [Sponsored

Re:Re:Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-28 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
distrust of government, but I know some Americans who unquestioningly support the current Bush regime. Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website: http://www.Brin-L.com [Sponsored

Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-29 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
this list to stay pleasant. It is definitely not my intent to dredge it back up, I was only using it as an example to show why I don't believe Jan to be speaking for the entire US population. Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful

Re:Re:Re:Brin Book Analysis - But Which Book?

2003-06-30 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
and summarising of each chapter. IMHO, that should be someone who voted for that particular book in the first round. You know, something like you do the crime, you do the time. :-) Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L

Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-30 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
, and that this discovery will put a quick end to their political career. Few are willing to risk their position of influence, their reputation and their quite pleasant paychecks. Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website

Re:Re:Re:It's not just Bowie, or is it?

2003-06-30 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
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Re:Re:Re:Re:Brin Book Analysis - But Which Book?

2003-07-03 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
At Stardate 20030703.1215, Kaj Bauer wrote: Uplift war thanks. Huh? Two weeks ago (June 20) you voted for _Kiln People_. Does that mean you've changed your mind? Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website

Re:Independence Day

2003-07-04 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
a weather balloon... GRIN Jeroen van Baardwijk _ Wonderful-World-of-Brin-L Website: http://www.Brin-L.com [Sponsored

Re:Re:Re:Brin Book Analysis - But Which Book?

2003-07-05 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
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Re:Re:Re:Brin Book Analysis - But Which Book?

2003-07-07 Thread Jeroen van Baardwijk
I'm on mean that you volunteer to write the initial summary for each chapter? If yes, when can we expect the first summary? To keep things going, please post your summary of the first chapter within two weeks. Jeroen van Baardwijk