2 edition of Rational fictions found in the catalog.
Arthur G. Kimball
Bibliography: p. 229-238.
|Statement||by Arthur Kimball.|
|LC Classifications||PS1137.B7 Z74|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 238 p.|
|Number of Pages||238|
|LC Control Number||68006990|
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A Rational Fic is one which makes a deliberate effort to reward a reader's thinking. It's the opposite of Bellisario's Maxim. Rational Fiction includes those stories with the following qualities: Nothing happens solely because 'the plot requires it'.
If characters Rational fictions book (or don't do) something, there must be a plausible reason. - Any factions are defined and driven into conflict by their beliefs and values, not just by being "good" or "evil".
The next answer is that there is a lot of fan-fiction based rationality writing. Go to the wiki or tvtropes (scroll down to examples and pick fan fiction) and find one from a universe you like.
Hpmor is considered an important work, and is a good choice if you like Harry Potter. This is a list of various rational and recommended fan fiction (and original fiction) stories. The stories have either been recommended by the author of HPMOR (Eliezer Yudkowsky - EY), or by fans of the series.
See also the help page on subfanfictions. Of course, fiction can change your life and teach you just as much as any non-fiction book (to say nothing of the research that connects literature with improved empathy). It’s just a matter of choosing the right books.
Below is a list of some fiction that’s changed my life–and the lives of many people in the years, sometime centuries. The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies is a book by the economist Bryan Caplan, in which the author challenges the idea that voters are reasonable people whom society can trust to make laws.
The same rational used with the Egyptian scrolls can be used to detach the gold plates from the historicity of the Book of Mormon. Understanding the catalytic power of physical objects, God may have used a set of plates, unrelated to the narrative found in the Book of Mormon, to spark the imagination of a young man and create a narrative.
About Blog The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, founded inis the award-winning SF magazine which is the original publisher of SF classics like Stephen King's Dark Tower, Daniel Keyes's Flowers for Algernon, and Walter M.
Miller's A Canticle for Leibowitz. It hosts a science fiction discussion forum. Init won the Locus Award for best science fiction webzine. The best fictional characters of all time. Flashman. Chosen by Terry Pratchett (the Discworld series) Harry Flashman, that fictional reprobate - wenching and dodging his.
BOOK RIOT | Book Recommendations and Reviews. is an authorized, ad-free mirror of Eliezer Yudkowsky‘s epic Harry Potter fanfic, Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality (originally under the pen name Less Wrong).The story is complete now, so the rss feed for the story mirror won’t be updating any more, although any further Author’s Notes will continue to show up in that rss feed.
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A general failing of HPMOR and most 'rational' fiction is they suffer from the same plot railroading. Instead of starting with a world rules, characters, problem, and unbiased evaluation of what happens they generally try and fast talk their way into some predefined plot.
My wife describes rational fiction as “thinking too much about something stupid”. A better explanation would be a subgenre of fiction where the characters all act in reasonable, or rational, ways.
I like to read. I don’t like to read useful stuff like self-help books or books that offer insight/wisdom. Science fiction may take place in a futuristic setting, alternate universe (including a novel planet, culture, society, etc.) or involve a plot-driving idea somehow related to science, or an extrapolation took off in pulp magazines in the early 20th century, after a few 19th century precursors (H.G.
Wells and Jules Verne, for example). This book, Rational Conclusions, is an experience!. The top front of the hardback cover has (with white lettering and blue background) the title and author's name. Below this is an attention-grabbing multicolored mélange of about two dozen topics considered in the text, e.g.
reason, faith, physics, embryology, credibility and s: The seminal work of rational fiction — and the most well known — is Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality, a fan fiction written by Eliezer Yudkowsky.
In it, Harry Potter attempts to scientifically analyze the magical world to ensure he can save the most people. Little does he know, his greatest enemy is doing the same thing. “This assumption is a rational consequence of acknowledging our black humanity.” Books & Fiction.
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The stories of the women we come to know in Randy Kraft’s Rational Women resonate deeply with each of us. Each of the eleven narratives illuminates the inner life of a contemporary woman striving for balance between desire, duty, and emotional s: 9.Of the 94 books Bill Gates recommended over a seven-year period, only nine of them are fiction.
When it comes to reading, we may be assuming that reading for knowledge is the best reason to pick.Reading science fiction is the ultimate interactive experience," Sontag says, because when you read science fiction, "your brain begins to build a world from the ground up." "[T]his tendency [to read science fiction] is anchored in [a] love of complexity, the author's independent thinking, and an eye for elegance in any well-designed system.".