Tuesday, December 21, 2010

PREDICTING THE FUTURE

"No sensible science-fiction writer tries to predict anything... Neither do the smartest futurologists. What those people do is try to imagine every important thing that may happen (so as to do in the present things which may encourage the good ones and forestall the bad) and that's what SF writers do in their daily toil..."

~ Frederick Pohl, whose work includes the classic 'The Space Merchants' (written with Cyril M. Kornbluth), 'MAN PLUS', and most recently 'The Last Theorem', co-authored with the late Arthur C. Clarke;

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