Tag: science fiction

Faith in the Unknown

Faith in the Unknown

Could you even imagine an airship originating from another world – autonomous, or maybe flown or guided by an alien creature? Even our Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) – commonly called drones you probably haven’t seen, unless you live in Pakistan, Somalia, or Yemen, not a welcome sight, I’m sure. Even if seen, our – and by “our” I mean Earthling […]

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Solaris – A Review

Solaris – A Review

Science fiction is a world of ideas. That’s why we allow its practitioners such leeway in the quality of their prose. It is rather hard to be a man of ideas and a prose stylist – it’s rather like a metrosexual engineer – a rare breed. When you throw in a translation, from Polish for example, you don’t know what […]

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The Zeitgeist Movement

The Zeitgeist Movement

By: Thomas Vyncent The Zeitgeist Movement is like communism, democracy, and every science fiction movie and book you’ve ever seen, read, or heard about. In essence, it proposes that we, as a modern society, are steadily moving towards an apocalyptic world due to a lack of sustainability. This is through the excessive use of fossil fuels, food being deprived from […]

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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott

By: Jeremy Mydril Historically, Edwin Abbott is perhaps best known as one the premiere 19th-century theologians of his time, writing multiple novels and texts about religion and grammar (exclusively). But he did also venture into fiction, if only briefly—actually only once—with Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, which is a fusion of geometry, science fiction, satire, and social commentary. While […]

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