Re: David Brin's latest novel, and a TED talk
For some writers, the difference between Scots and English is too subtle for some of us over here.
It's basically geography. You don't call a Texan a New Yorker and vice versa. Want a catch-all term, you have 'British.'
'Spock is always right, even when he's wrong. It's the tone of voice, the supernatural reasonability; this is not a man like us; this is a god.'
- Philip K. Dick