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10:40:45 PM Dec 27th 2013
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Can someone confirm the correctness of the page title? It seems like it should be "Genius locus", although I don't actually know Latin so I'm not sure.
10:52:15 PM Dec 27th 2013
My mistake, I guess this is the genitive form so "loci" is correct. However, this is a bit confusing since the same phrase in English would mean "places where geniuses congregate" or "places which are unusually intelligent" or something.
08:48:41 PM Sep 13th 2012
Would "I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream" count?
05:45:16 PM May 22nd 2012
Should we add a posthuman example to real life? It is entirely possible that with brain uploading one could become a planet or moon or city. I think it should but does anyone else agree?
06:37:40 AM Feb 22nd 2012
Curious that the "Island" from Lost isn't here. Even though by the last season we know it's mostly Jacob & Mi B doing everything, through most of the show there's a lot of reference to "the island won't let you leave" etc
06:56:09 AM Feb 22nd 2012
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Also "Mr. Shadow" from Fifth Element?
07:49:19 AM Mar 26th 2013
Yeah, but even though Jacob is "doing" stuff, there are quite a few signs that the island in fact is a genius loci. Spoilers: For instance, Jacob "steps down" and "recruits" Jack as the new "super" of the island, and this might hint that the island needs these people (however chosen or destined) only to channel its raw power. I would therefore agree with you that the Lost Island needs to be added.

When it comes to "Mr. Shadow", it might seem like he is a place, since he (it?) is a planet. On the other hand, he is more of a "normal" space monster, since it is impossible to live on this planet. So he doesn't really have the role of somewhere that visitors / inhabitants regard as a place.
10:52:50 PM Nov 6th 2011
A bunch of entries belong in Sapient Ship instead. Maybe the houses with AI housekeepers could go there too.
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