Thread: Dafydd ab Hugh
View Single Post
Old March 29 2013, 03:28 PM   #24
Allyn Gibson
Vice Admiral
 
Allyn Gibson's Avatar
 
Location: South Pennsyltucky
View Allyn Gibson's Twitter Profile Send a message via AIM to Allyn Gibson Send a message via Yahoo to Allyn Gibson
Re: Dafydd ab Hugh

Relayer1 wrote: View Post
I had no idea about his politics when I decided that he was a rotten writer. Besides, it's not relevant. It's hardly as if his novels had a political point like Ayn Rand's.
His cowriter on the Doom books, has written some libertarian-flavored sci-fi. His alt-history Moon of Ice won the Prometheus Award for Best Libertarian Fiction in 1989.

Having read Moon of Ice, I actually thought Linaweaver's point was that libertarianism was a bad thing. He posits a United States that turns libertarian in the wake of the New Deal (since it was government overreach), but then the libertarian United States isn't the Arsenal of Democracy in the 1940s so Hitler conquers the world.
__________________
"When David Marcus cited the great thinkers of history -- "Newton, Einstein, Surak" -- Newt Gingrich did not make his list." -- 24 January 2012

allyngibson.net
Allyn Gibson is offline   Reply With Quote