A Few Notes on the Culture by Iain [M.] Banks summarizes his thoughts on the space-spanning utopia that features in most of his SF.
Hey look, Rossi’s got Another Blog he’s writing on. How I envy him – not his words, but his word count.
I could post something about the nasty bickering that has apparently gone on in the forum of the ISFSF&F‘s forum, but I don’t really give a toss. Flame wars are stupid and drain your soul.