Cudromachd Ficsean-Saidheans

Posted on Deireadh Fómhair 9, 2014 le

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Air Cuan Dubh Drilseach

O chionn ghoirid, thachair mi ris a’ bhideo seo le Iain M. Banks is e a’ bruidhinn mu dheidhinn ficsean-saidheans. ’S fhiach e a’ bhideo air fad a choimhead, ach is fìor thoil leam an earrann seo [1.30 a-steach]:

I’ve said for years that I think science fiction is the most important genre because it is the only one that deals quite specifically with the effects of change, both on an individual and a society level, and that has mattered very fundamentally since the Industrial Revolution. Until the Industrial Revolution, people tended to die in the same society as they’d been born into. […] Once the Industrial Revolution hit, suddenly, no one who lived a normal lifespan died in the same society they were born into. […] It’s the shock of the new, the shock of change, that science fiction deals with. And a lot of the time it doesn’t…

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