Posts Tagged ‘Isaac Asimov’

THE STORY OF TWO JOURNEYS:
PUSHING THE SHADOWS BACK AND
THE MIND FORWARD TO DOLPHINTHINK™

With the discovery of fire—dated by the late Isaac Asimov in Asimov’s Chronology of Science & Discovery at about 500,000 B.C.—we humans had our first fledgling clues, if only unconsciously, to the geometry of abundance.
Fire empties the darkness. Pushes the shadows back. And expands the space where We, the People, can move about. Where we [...]

Maybe Science Fiction Is Dying, But If So, The ER Is As Crowded and Raucous As That Cantina In Star Wars

I’ve had a lifelong patchiness in my relationship to science fiction. In the up part of the cycle, I devour it and read—or watch—little else. Once I discovered Frank Herbert’s Dune saga novels, with their giant, spice-protecting sandworms in the deserts of Arrakis and all else, I had to read them all, and did so [...]