Posted by RRC on August 01, 2007
In Reply to: Mote in God's eye posted by gloria duarte on August 01, 2007
: What would the "mote in God's eye" mean, I believe it is a sci-fi title.
It is indeed the title of a book by 1974 book by Larry Niven and David Pournelle
The mote is a star that appears to be in front of a larger star (the eye) in a nebula that looks like a face.
It's a reference to the King James Version of the Bible - either Matthew 7:3-5 or Luke 6:41.