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In Memoriam: Jerry Pournelle - Taki - 09-13-2017

In Memoriam: Jerry Pournelle



by Steve Sailer<br />


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My friend Jerry Pournelle has died at age 84.

Jerry was the embodiment of a famous quote by his mentor in the science-fiction business, Robert A. Heinlein:

A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance...
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