Angry tolerance

In the growing politics of censorship, “tolerance” and “intolerance” are two popular keywords. As many keywords, they are vague, applied to people and and views one dislikes, or, forgive me, is intolerant against. The frequent relativity and dishonesty in the use of “/in/tolerance” are quite often counteracted with Popper’s Paradox of Intolerance, which has even …

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Towards the Light

I’ve previously written about two books from Dmitry_Glukhovsky’s post-apocalyptic Universe of Metro 2033: Metro 2033 and Metro 2034. There are many published in Russian, and some originals in other languages, but translations are few so far. In Swedish there are currently four of them. I have just read Towards the Light by Andrey Dyakov, who …

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New Watch

I have previously written about Sergei Lukianenko’s Watch series. I have just finished the latest, fifth, installment. New Watch. It is slightly different than the earlier ones. There is some more humour in it. I laughed out loud a few times. I do not think I did that with the earlier novels. Several times, other …

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Kalle Holmqvist – Bränn biblioteken

Jag vet inte hur jag hörde talas om Bränn biblioteken, men jag beställde den eftersom en komedi om upphovsrätt inte direkt är vardagsmat. Jag är väldigt intresserad av frågorna, och ett gott skratt förlänger livet. Den har också fått goda recensioner. Dessutom är det sällan jag lyckas läsa en bok samma år den kommer ut. …

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