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The best thing about writing fiction is that moment where the story catches fire and comes to life on the page, and suddenly it all makes sense and you know what it’s about and why you’re doing it and what … Continue reading

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A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called “leaves”) imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands … Continue reading

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The fact that we have not yet found the slightest evidence for life — much less intelligence — beyond this Earth does not surprise or disappoint me in the least. Our technology must still be laughably primitive, we may be … Continue reading

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I think that science fiction, even the corniest of it, even the most outlandish of it, no matter how badly it’s written, has a distinct therapeutic value because all of it has as its primary postulate that the world does … Continue reading

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It is World War II and Madge Arwell is trying to hide from her children the awful news that their father, a British bombing pilot, was lost over the Channel during a bombing mission. It is Christmas Eve and she … Continue reading

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There is a difference between crime and rebellion, as there is a difference between sin and denouncing the concept of morality. Saying let he who is without sin caste the first stone is not the same as approving adultery. –Jerry … Continue reading

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“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” –Muhammad Ali Send to Kindle

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Sulky faces, morose thoughts and boring ways of thinking are intolerable in this science. –Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics, regarding theology Send to Kindle

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With insufficient data it is easy to go wrong. –Carl Sagan Send to Kindle

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“If we have learned one thing from the history of invention and discovery, it is that, in the long run – and often in the short one – the most daring prophecies seem laughably conservative.” –Arthur C. Clarke Send to … Continue reading

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