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View Diary: Sci-Fi/Fantasy Club: The Moon is a Harsh Mistress (part 4) (38 comments)

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    Maggie Pax, Bill White, raboof

    One of the ironies of the book, and don't think Heinlein wasn't aware of it, is that his Libertarian Utopia on the Moon could only exist under the dictatorial rule of the Warden.  Once the Loonies get self-government, Civilization sets in an the utopia dies.

    "All the World's a Stage and Everyone's a Critic." -- Mervyn Alquist

    by quarkstomper on Mon Aug 29, 2011 at 05:10:29 PM PDT

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