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micro - Silent Chaos

Art is a reflection of life. Life is a journey. Therefore, it is logical to connect art with “the journey.” Each piece of art, each song, each line of text is a journey, a search for meaning, for significance. 1,231 more words


"The Myth of Man-Made Catastrophe"

The review series on Brian Stableford’s Opening Minds continues.

Review: “The Myth of Man-Made Catastrophe”, Brian Stableford, 1980.

In this long essay, Stableford presents a taxonomy of man-made catastrophes presented by science fiction. 871 more words

Book Review

Sci-Fi Movie Scene of the Day: 2001: A Space Odyssey - Hal 9000 (1968)

The Hal 9000 computer refuses to obey an order from Bowman (Keir Dullea) by simply responding in monotone, “I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that.” 419 more words

Book Review: 2001 A Space Odyssey

Arthur C. Clarke
New American Library

“The thing’s hollow, it goes on forever…oh my God! It’s full of stars!”

In the year 2001 an alien artifact is found on the moon.

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Book Reviews

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) has inhabited a large part of my life. I have seen it more times on the big screen than any other film. 1,005 more words

2010: Odyssey Two, by Arthur C. Clarke (1982)

Following a pop culture staple like “2001: A Space Odyssey” is no easy feat even for its author, as we see here. Although it’s a direct sequel, Arthur C. 191 more words

The Psalms Bucket

Today is Friday, May 26, 2017. Day 21,624. EIGHT days until our Oregon vacation!

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” ~ Arthur C. Clarke, … 780 more words