The True Power of Science Fiction

It’s not just about pew-pew lasers and cranial ridges you know

The Human Condition

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Eliot is an ordinary boy exposed to extraordinary circumstances (E.T.)

Social Issues

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Oppressor and oppressed, which is which? (Star Trek)

Philosophical/Ethical Issues

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Minority Report. Actually, the short story is even more mind-bending than the movie.

Future Exploration

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A prediction of face-to-face calls from nearly a century ago. (Echte Wagner 1930)

Exploration of the Unknown

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The alien world of Forbidden Planet

Escapism

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Scifi writer, roboticist, and game developer, 2x Quora Top Writer. I write about writing speculative fiction, computer graphics, AI, evolution, and programming.

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