Monday, November 5, 2007

most influential

So I was just sitting here thinking, as I am wont to do early in the morning, and for some reason I thought about Neal Stephenson's book, Snow Crash (1992). What I thought about was that this book was probably more influential on me/how I think/what I care about/etc than anything else.

Then I said "huh" to no one in particular.

I still stand by what I said in January, that The Diamond Age is my favorite Stephenson book (if not one of my favorite books of all), but Snow Crash was far more influential.

Let's see:
* religion and society
* violent human nature and restraint
* avatars and the metaverse
* railguns
* pizza

Yep. Most influential.