Contributions are therefore welcomed from anyone with a wish to discuss the "social" aspects of science fiction, topics that might ordinarily be frowned upon in the newsgroup(s) they normally frequent relating to this subject, and those who wish to expand their understanding and interaction with Science Fiction in a wider arena.
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UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES is posting of spoiler material appertaining to ANY current UK SF TV programme, book, movie or other relevant source permitted. This group is for the discussion of general social issues arising from GENERAL SF discussion and is not a forum for the dissection or critical appraisal of SF materials. The place for such discussion is your relevant SF group(s), following the appropriate rules laid down by the charter(s) of those group(s)
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