Every alien culture in “Lumen” supplies a review of life in the world.

Every alien culture in “Lumen” supplies a review of life in the world.

Each illustrates a finer, more peaceful and rational way of doing things by eliminating sex or nations or nepotism. This might be among the earliest vocations practiced by fictional figures: illustrating how humans ought to act. Extraterrestrials, as it happens, are nearly as good at that job as some of the bizarre events experienced by Lemuel Gulliver during their travels. They are not merely aliens we are able to live with but aliens who is able to show us just how to obviously live, since we’re making a hash of things on our very own. And in case some extraterrestrials are perched also greater regarding the Lamarckian ladder ourselves a boost by following their example than we are, why not give?

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