The Electric Grandmother
, Part 2
, Part 3
, Part 4
, Part 5
) was a made-for-TV movie from 1982, based on the short story "I Sing the Body Electric!" by Ray Bradbury.
It deals in mortality, grief, abandonment, artificial (emotional) intelligence, and other themes suitable for children. [more inside]
posted by eric1halfb
on Oct 17, 2010 -
"I CELEBRATE myself,Walt Whitman's Leaves Of Grass is 150 years old today
And what I assume you shall assume,
For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.."
"Great is life . . and real and mystical . . wherever and whoever,
posted by peacay
on Jul 4, 2005 -
Great is death . . . . Sure as life holds all parts together, death holds all parts together;
Sure as the stars return again after they merge in the light, death is great as life."
WHILE YOU'RE AT IT, COULD YOU REPEAL THE GENEVA CONVENTION?
Bush's EPA Administrator Christie Todd Whitman said yesterday that the Kyoto treaty on climate change was dead. She said, "No, we have no interest in implementing that treaty."
Under the treaty, the U.S. would have to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 7 percent below 1990 levels by 2012. Earlier this month, Whitman signed a formal declaration with
environmental ministers from other industrialized nations pledging to move forward on the treaty.
posted by semmi
on Mar 28, 2001 -