DesDownunder Posted September 18, 2013 Report Share Posted September 18, 2013 Here is a link to a thoughtful article on the influence of science fiction. I think also it is an inspiration for the way we approach our writing in whatever genre we find our muse taking us. This seems worthwhile to me as a counter to the mythical end of days brigade; especially when it points to ‘thoughtful optimism’, and science based creativity. It's worth reading: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/futuretense/cheer-me-up-scotty/4960878 As an aside but very relevant here in Australia, our new conservative government has failed to appoint a minister for science. See here for details: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-09-17/australia-needs-a-strategic-approach-to-the/4964362 Quote Link to comment
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