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Bradbury is a hack? Everyone

Bradbury is a hack? Everyone you listed such as Stephenson have great ideas but can't tell a story in as natural a manner as Bradbury. Hell, I love Heinlein but his writing can be stilted as all hell. Same with Asimov and Clarke. Don't call someone a hack who had more understanding of language and craft than you or I do in his little finger (after decades of practice of course)

Back to the original post though, why is no one bringing up Stranger in a Srange land as Heinleins' best work. It bent all of the rules at the time and even now. It brought forth the non-agression principle perfect in Valentine. The only time people disappeared in his presence was when they were considered harmful due to being so against logic that they were a cancer as opposed to a natural being. After the idea of non aggression was explained to him, he went beyond into the state of a physical iteration of that idea and allowed himself to be scattered to the winds so he could be assimilated into the world at large.

Moon is great, but not nearly as deep and freeing as SIASL.

edit: Due to my lack of reading, I see Stranger was brought up a few times. :O

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