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  • I do think it would be wrong to choose the non-sentient universe.

    Sunday Night! « Gerry Canavan

  • That's what these god-botherers are trying to pass off as "pro-life," ironclad protections for non-sentient clumps of goo, death for poor people.

    December 18th, 2009

  • In all likelihood, we become almost certain here that the subjunctivity level now is that of "could not have happened" because one simply cannot inflict suffering on a non-sentient object.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • To be fair, it's not entirely unconventional to describe works as pretentious (when they manifest the pretentiousness of the writer) or clever (in the sense of skillfully and intricately wrought) but both terms are far more conventionally applied as assessments of intellectual agencies rather than their non-sentient products.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • The other main characters are FBI agent Brad Wolgast, death row inmate Anthony Carter and young African nun Lacey in the near future thread, while in the main part, young "watchers" - ie militiamen/women of the colony that protect it from the "virals" aka ageless and seemingly non-sentient, instinct driven, "pseudo-vampires" that populate most of North America now - Peter Jaxon, Alicia Donadio and Peter's older brother Theo.

    "The Passage" by Justin Cronin (Reviewed by Liviu Suciu)

  • I try to make my non-sentient life forms fit the ecology in which they have evolved.

    04 « May « 2010 « Fantasy Author's Handbook

  • FrancesP 4:31 pm: Do you think there is a market for both types of stories. (follow up, sorry) tales about robotic sexuality that is non-sentient (probably in conjunction with sentient partners if its romance) and stories about sentient AI ?

    Transcript: Artificial Intelligence and Sexuality « Coyote Con

  • The universe including all life forms sentient or non-sentient and non living substances conform to the fractal nature of reality.

    Reality, an Enormous Interference Pattern?

  • I've turned this pad upside-down and inside-out looking for my son's stupid crap, and I'm telling you: perfectly inanimate, seemingly non-sentient things just disappear.

    Meredith Lopez: I'm Not A Scientist, But I Play One In My Mind

  • Likewise, in the vast web of all sentient and non-sentient beings, what one does affects all.

    James Arthur Ray: A New Form of Capitalism: Dealing with the Cause Versus the Effect


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