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* ScienceMarchesOn: Sadly, subsequent exploration of the Red Planet has shown it to be far less hospitable to life than Heinlein imagined/hoped. Also, most of today's astronomers reject the theory that the asteroid belt is the remnants of a former planet.

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* ScienceMarchesOn: Sadly, subsequent exploration of the Red Planet has shown it to be far less hospitable to life than Heinlein imagined/hoped. Also, most of today's astronomers reject the theory that the asteroid belt is the remnants of a former planet.planet (amount of material being one reason).



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* TheWikiRule: [[http://minerva.wikia.com/wiki/Robert_A._Heinlein_Wiki The Robert A. Heinlein Wiki]] covers ''Stranger in a Strange Land''.


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** There is a [[http://www.caw.org/ real-world religious group]] which is based upon the trappings of Mike's teachings. It's even rumored that Heinlein wrote the novel on a bet with Creator/LRonHubbard (founder of Scientology), to see which one could start a bigger cult, but decided to call the whole thing off when it started getting a little ''too real''. That story, however, has never been confirmed.

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** There is a [[http://www.caw.org/ real-world religious group]] which is based upon the trappings of Mike's teachings. It's even rumored that Heinlein wrote the novel on a bet with Creator/LRonHubbard (founder of Scientology), to see which one could start a bigger cult, but decided to call the whole thing off when it started getting a little ''too real''. That story, however, has never been confirmed.confirmed.
* ScienceMarchesOn: Sadly, subsequent exploration of the Red Planet has shown it to be far less hospitable to life than Heinlein imagined/hoped. Also, most of today's astronomers reject the theory that the asteroid belt is the remnants of a former planet.

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** The water-filled sleeping sac that Heinlein imagined preceded the waterbed by several years.

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** The water-filled sleeping sac that Heinlein imagined preceded the waterbed by several years. In fact, the person who invented the waterbed was unable to obtain a patent for it because its appearance in this novel constituted "prior art".

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* {{Defictionalization}}:
** The water-filled sleeping sac that Heinlein imagined preceded the waterbed by several years.
** There is a [[http://www.caw.org/ real-world religious group]] which is based upon the trappings of Mike's teachings. It's even rumored that Heinlein wrote the novel on a bet with Creator/LRonHubbard (founder of Scientology), to see which one could start a bigger cult, but decided to call the whole thing off when it started getting a little ''too real''. That story, however, has never been confirmed.

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