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An author is not obliged to write only books who promote his own worldview and in my humble opinion many, if not most books of that kind turned out to be badly written. As we are in sci-fi and fantasy, we are reading books which describes things which are (at least currently) not part of our world or our worldviews, so we violate this idea constantly. A ...


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The answer already given touches on whether what an author writes, is the same as what an author believes. However, in the specific case of the Rama series, after the first book, it's not so much Arthur C. Clarke writing as it is Gentry Lee. Especially the last of the series, Rama Revealed, was written by Gentry Lee, with Arthur C. Clarke only consulting. ...


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The Rama sequels are very different from the original book's vector. Rama serves as a background, but the main scope is about the human race ways of society. If you're interested in that as a topic, they are well worth reading.


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I have read them all and I see no relation to religion in any of it. Unless... You take the Neolithic ideal that any form of life on a higher order than ones self is a god. If you do then this means we are gods to all creatures who are of lower form than we which would only prove the non-existence of a creature believed to be god and would show the ...


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