The Fifth Science
About this deal
This had two remarkable ideas that I would like to highlight, one was about narrative collapse that I feel is surely approaching in our world as we lose trust in authority and institutions. It did remind me of the Foundation trilogy though: I liked those too (read them half a lifetime ago) but one thing I distinctly remember is that their future and its inhabitants seemed uncannily like the author’s own time—written during the 1950s, its Galactic Empire had a definite ’50s feel to it. Inaction is the primary refuge of those who prefer their own constructed realities to the beautiful chaos of the real world.
Exurb1a отново успява да смеси интересни технологически и философски идеи с човешката реалност, която ги свързва така добре и създава едно преживяване, което, поне според мен, не е за изпускане.
The problem is that we can’t help peering into the future in a dead-straight line, as if standing on a railway track, imagining variations on, or improved versions of, things which exist already—extrapolating from what we already know. This fault wraps itself hand-in-hand with the second, that while the author takes the time to needlessly identify such familiar aspects of our universe in his, created items will go named but lacking the most important identification of all—that of imagery.
The powerful feelings of wonder and mystery explored here have quite literally inspired me to jump on this opportunity.Go home to your collection of photos of candy wrappers with three-page explanations about the existential plight of the artist. The new site has been transformed into an interactive mode wherein people can sign in regardless of religion, race, culture, or ideology but who believe in the Gnostic significance.