“The Excommunicates”

Title“The Excommunicates”
Year for Search2023
AuthorsMacLeod, Ken[nth Macrae](b. 1954)
Secondary AuthorsStrahan, Jonathan(b. 1964)
Secondary TitleCommunications Breakdown: SF Stories About the Future of Connection
Pagination91-103
Date Published2023
PublisherThe MIT Press
Place PublishedCambridge, MA
ISBN Number9780262546461
KeywordsMale author, Scottish author
Annotation

The story is set in a future in which people spreading disinformation on the internet are excommunicated in that they are not permitted to use the internet. They form a church that rapidly grows in membership until war breaks out.

Illustration

Illus. Ashley Mackenzie

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

Scottish author (b. 1987)

Full Text

2023 MacLeod, Ken[nth Macrae] (b. 1954). “The Excommunicates.” Illus. Ashley Mackenzie. Communications Breakdown: SF Stories About the Future of Connection Ed. Jonathan Strahan (Cambridge. MA: The MIT Press, 2023), 91-103. PSt

The story is set in a future in which people spreading disinformation on the internet are excommunicated in that they are not permitted to use the internet. They form a church that rapidly grows in membership until war breaks out. Scottish author.