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Re: Starship Troopers

From: "<Mark Andrew Siefert>" <cthulhu@c...>
Date: Fri, 8 Nov 1996 12:27:28 -0500
Subject: Re: Starship Troopers

On Fri, 8 Nov 1996 wrote:

> And as an added bonus, I've heard that Verhoven/the writers gutted all
of the
> political context from the book, which were some interesting points
even if
> you don't share the view.  I expected them to gut the books message,
but you
> would have thought that the PA would be a special effect worth

	Just what is this "political context."	I have not read ST yet 
(I've got a copy, I just need to set aside the time to read it.)  The 
blurb on the  backcover says that it's considered Heinlien's most 
"contraversial" novel.	Why, is that?

Mark A. Siefert

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all the days from this day to that for one chance--just one chance--to
back here and tell our enemies that they may take our lives but they'll
take our FREEDOM!"
					--Mel Gibson (as Sir William
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