The saddest aspect of life now is that science gathers knowledge faster
than society gathers wisdom.
Isaac Asimov, science fiction author
Some natural skepticism as to the purity of all human
motives came and sat upon my chest.
Roger Zelazny, Roger Joseph Zelazny, science
Sometimes I think we are
alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we are not.
case, the is quite staggering.
Arthur C. Clarke, science fiction author
What sane individual
could live in this world and not be
It is good to have an end to
but it is the
journey that matters, in the end.
Imagination grows by exercise
and contrary to common belief is
more powerful in the mature than in the young.
The only thing that
makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what
Ursula K. LeGuin, science fiction author
sacrifices self for
sacrifices society for self. All the
apocalyptist's throughout time have
always seen themselves as chosen and the rest of the Earth as damned to
holocaust - sacrificing the Earth for themselves, always completely inverting
what their particular Holy One was about.
egotism of the
apocalyptist is also seen in a
sensualism, which dares not look
upon the image of an innocent naked child yet fantasizes about the tempting beauty of the
Whore of Babylon.
ego is further seen, more subtly
but more importantly in the fact that
millenialists and apocalyptists
choose to see the apocalypse
and the utopian paradise as something "out
there" in the world, as the rending of
the Veil of
Appearances through global
catastrophe and endtime destruction,
followed by a thousand years of the Perfect
State - rather than choosing to face the
apocalypse and the
happier by far but far more difficult, the
the individual soul, the "lifting of
the Veil of
Appearances" through the ecstacy of that vision which
leads one to live on this Earth as if
it were heaven/paradise/utopia.
Howard V. Hendrix, science fiction author
ideology and religion can be
recognized by the kinds of societies that invented them.The means
by which people feed themselves determine how they think and what they
Agricultural societies believe in rain gods and seed gods and
gods for every manner of thing that might affect the harvest (China). People
who herd animals believe in a shepherd
god. In both these kinds of cultures you see a primitive notion of gods as
helpers, as big people watching from above, like parents.
that say you should sacrifice or even pray to a god like that, to ask them to
do something material for you, are the religions of desperate and
It is only when you get to the more advanced secure
societies that you get a religion ready to face the universe honestly, to
announce there is no clear sign of divinity, except for
the existence of the cosmos in
and of itself, which means that
everything is holy, whether
or not there be a god looking
down on it.
Kim Stanley Robinson, science fiction author
Zombies were a topic that fascinated
Sister Seventh. An ancient hypothesis of the original pre-Singularity
ur-civilization, a zombie was a non
self-conscious entity that acted
just like a conscious one: it laughed,
cried, talked, ate, and generally behaved just like a real person, and if
questioned, would claim to be conscious - but behind its
superficial behavior, there
was nobody home, no internalized model of the
universe it lived in.
hypothesized that no such zombies
existed, and that everything that claimed
personhood was actually a person.
Sister Seventh was less convinced.
Human beings - those rugose, endothermic anthropoids with their
ridiculously small incisors and anarchic social arrangements - didn't seem very real to
her. So she was perpetually searching for evidence that, actually, they weren't
people at all.
You don't fight an infowar attack with missiles
and lasers, any more than you attack a railway locomotive with spears and stone
axes. You don't fight a replicator attack by throwing energy and matter at
machines that will just use them for fuel.
The more he was
forced to corrupt his ideals, the more he ached inside, and the more it grieved
him, the more he hated the people who forced him to such hideous, bloody
extremity of action - until they, in turn, became
grist for the
machinery of revolution, and subsequently bar stock for the scalpel blades
that prodded his conscience and kept him
awake long into the night, planning the next wave of purges and forcible
"History is a child of contingency; so many
events depend on critical misunderstandings or transient encounters that even
the apocryphal butterfly's wing is apt to stir up a storm in short order.
A single misunderstood telegram in June of 1917 permitted the
Bolshevik revolution to become a
possibility; a single spy in 1958
extended the Cold War by a decade.
universe which permits time travel,
history itself becomes unstable and the equilibrium can only be
restored when the diabolical mechanism
edits itself out of the picture. But that's scant comfort for the trillions of
entities who silently cease to exist in the wake of a full-blown time storm.
It's hardly surprising that, whenever intelligent beings arise in such
a universe, they will seek to use
closed timelike curves to prevent their own
Faster-than-light travel being possible, general relativity tells us
that it is indistinguishable from time travel; and this similarity makes
of total annihilation dreadfully accessible.
In the small, stupid
little organizations like The New Republic seek to
gain advantage over their contemporaries and rivals.
In the large,
vast, cool intellects seek to stabilize their
universe in the form most suitable to
Their tampering may be as simple as preventing rivals from
editing them out of the stable historical
record - or it may be as sophisticated as meddling with the early epochs of
the big bang, back before the Higgs field decayed into the separate fundamental
forces that bind the universe together
to ensure just the right ratio of physical
constants to support life." - Charles Stross
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