I read this science-fiction short story “I Sexually Identify as an Attack Helicopter” which is reminiscent of Ann Leckie's books in how it plays with gender and militarism, but I think this is better.
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Armchair economists, I shit in thy general direction.
I think a possible indicator of a functional society is the relative safety of family vs. strangers.
In a broken society family is a source of protection against strangers.
A functional society can protect you from strangers. It can't protect you from your family, only intervene after the fact.
Factory drone. Purveyor of pessimist predictions.
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