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David Loeff

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Author, David Loeff (like Leff) also writes and designs business publications. A long time fan of science fiction and fantasy, he enjoys books that explore social as well as scientific themes, including those by Jack Vance and Frank Herbert.

"Whatever inspires a sense of awe is what I like the best. Whether that comes from the Arabian Nights or from popular science writing makes no difference. It's the mysterious that matters."

Propaganda refers to the use of persuasive information to influence public opinion. Such information is often distorted, based on rumors and allegations, or simply untruthful. But that isn’t always the case. Governments often release persuasive public service announcements based on factual information. And that, too, can be called propaganda insofar as it promotes and spreads information persu... Read more of this blog post »
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1,001 Lightyears Entertainm...

3.75 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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3.45 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Orphan's Gold

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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We Can Fix It by V.O. Diedlaff
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1984 by George Orwell
“Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else.”
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“I enjoy talking to you. Your mind appeals to me. It resembles my own mind except that you happen to be insane.”
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Islanders by Teow Lim Goh
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For those who waited Some people associate Ellis Island with immigrants viewing the Statue of Liberty on their way to debarkation. The words at the statue’s base read, "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the ...more
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Lincoln, Fox and the Bad Dog by D. Roland Hess
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Narcissist villain creates chaos with hypnotic magic This is urban fantasy at its best and most digital to date. The plot unfolds smoothly—it’s not predictable, but it doesn’t stretch the constraints of its trope either.
 
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The Self-Aware Universe by Amit Goswami
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Not yet convinced Here's a dilemma: Most psychologists are materialists and consider thoughts and consciousness to be epiphenomena. An epiphenomena is one that occurs parallel to the phenomena under study. It's there, but psychologists can't measure ...more
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The Initiate by M. Pax
The Initiate (The Rifters #2)
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Can you keep a secret? They say it's tough to keep a secret in a small town, but in Settler keeping a secret is a matter of life and death. That's because of the rift between the two obsidian columns. Unearthly things come through the Rift. The Rifte ...more
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No Dogs in Philly by Andy Futuro
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I picked up a copy for free on Amazon.  This book has more than 50 reviews, many quite positive. It's the author's only Amazon entry and the first of a series.
 
It lives up to its claim of being Lovecraftian cyberpunk noir. The d
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“I don't live by the fuckin Dow Jones anymore. I live by the Tao, Jones.”
Minister Faust, The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad

George Orwell
“I enjoy talking to you. Your mind appeals to me. It resembles my own mind except that you happen to be insane.”
George Orwell, 1984

George Orwell
“Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else.”
George Orwell, 1984

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