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Humans cracked the code on creating new life forms in the lab, and the Singularity movement says we must prepare for the next leap in evolution. Sounds like a Science Fiction novel, but it's not.

 Calculating the rise and fall of science fiction books, television shows, and movies, I've determined the obvious. Science fiction is no longer dismissed easily as distractions for geeky misfits or as fanciful tales for children, and that may be because the world's observed science fiction over the years become science fact.

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So, here I am at 50, a Star-Trek-Twilight-Zone-Outer-Limits-Lost-in-Space-fed child of the 1960s. When I finished high school in the 70s, universities anxiously pitched computer science to graduates with the right test scores, hoping potentials could be drafted to the future. My generation may be part of the reason television's pushing out science fiction shows -- the retired Lost; Fox'sFringe; CBS's FlashForward, which has been cancelled; and the return of V and Battlestar Galactica. The last on the list has given birth to a prequel, Caprica.

My generation grew up on television, pressed the on-buttons of the first personal computers, made playing video games the cool thing to do as we nursed our Pac-Man addictions, and passed our growing dependence on technology onto our children who flock to movie theaters jonesing for special effects and silver screen spectacles that make them believe not only can Superman fly, but so can they. And they dream it into their visual arts, dance, music, and want so much more.

My daughter, 29, is working on a novel about a female general in a matriarchal society, and I am working on a novel about humans in peril on another planet. She and I had a discussion a few months ago about technology. I said ... Please read more of this post at





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Reviewed by m j hollingshead 6/18/2010
well done, thought provoking read
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 6/18/2010
Sadly Humans In(**Will) Peril On Planet Earth!

How Far We've Come **Technologically Advanced But We You Are Living Like Bunch Of Animals!


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Nordette Adams

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  1. Is This a Purpose-Driven Universe?
  2. New Science Perspectives on Ghosts and Oth
  3. Phobos-Grunt Re-entry
  4. The Pale Blue Dot
  5. But Who's Going To Clean The Toilets?
  6. The Cylons Cometh: Human-Machine Hybrids a
  7. Casting Light on Dark Matter
  8. The Pi Day of the Century
  9. Mr. Fusion
  10. Finding The Fourth Dimension
  11. Water
  12. Einstein and Bohr were men of faith
  13. My Thoughts About Reality and Fantasy
  14. Universe in a Glass of Wine
  15. Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey
  16. China and the Barbarians
  17. Life on Earth: Is This a Dumbed-Down Exist
  18. A Scintillating Article
  19. OIL - It 'GREASES' Many Palms
  20. THE S-THEORY OF TIME by Joel Sattler

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