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yes, the machines in the Culture really are benevolent imlad Send a noteboard - 09/04/2010 05:17:32 PM
At least in the books I've read so far.
I trust them more than any flesh and blood character, that's for sure.

but that was a nice interview. It made me want to read the Culture novels. Are these machines really benevolent? I cannot imagine how that would have been written without feeling sinister in some way or other.

And I really need to get my hands on Cloud Atlas. It has been recommended to me by virtually everyone.
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Iain [M] Banks – spaceships, AIs and alcohol. - 08/04/2010 09:53:43 PM 13638 Views
I have never read anything by Banks (though I fully intend to) - 09/04/2010 10:28:38 AM 1115 Views
yes, the machines in the Culture really are benevolent - 09/04/2010 05:17:32 PM 1126 Views
They're benevolent until they get seriously annoyed. - 10/04/2010 11:12:52 AM 1379 Views

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