Comment: Stranger in a Strange Land

(See in situ)

Stranger in a Strange Land

Is one of my favorites and it's a good place to start. It is a "messianic" parable that shows, sadly, humans will ruin something they don't understand even if it's pure and good.

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress is good as well and it is an interesting view of the creation of a new society and their choices of self-governance and self-reliance and rebellion.

Time Enough for Love is about immortality and time travel but as the name implies focuses on love and freedom and the right to end one's life (as it means something entirely different to an immortal but applies to mortals as well).

The Cat Who Walks Through Walls is a quick read but it has characters from prior books so better not to start with it.

He's a great writer but also a great philosopher and searcher of truth and the meaning of human liberty.

History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.
Dwight D. Eisenhower