We the Underpeople

Review of We the Underpeople by Cordwainer SmithBy COYLE NEALThe year is 15,000 A.D, and humanity is perfect. People live for four hundred years in perfect health, and die a perfectly peaceful and perfectly happy death when their time is up. All hard work is done by devoted robots and loving “underpeople”—human-like versions of man’s best animal friends to do the dirty labor that had oppressed people for so long. Despite being spread out across hundreds of worlds, humanity has solved all … [Read more...]