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Living in a science fiction world

On December 29, 2006, in Obscurity, Technology, by Administrator
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Interesting post by Warren Ellis today….

…I share a conviction with Steven Shaviro, whose most recent book was CONNECTED, that we live in a science fictional world. Not the one everyone expected, of course — no jetpacks. But good science fiction, challenging science fiction, is never about the future we expect. Sf has never been about predicting the future. It’s been about laying out a roadmap of possibilities, one dark street at a time, and applying that direction to the present condition… Link—>

If you don’t get it, you don’t get it.

 

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