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Originally posted by mikegrouchy
I'm tired of dystopian futures.
It seems like the 50's sci-fi was more optimistic.
Ah yes, doom and gloom and hopeless futures. We really could use some more positive and inspiring themes.
It is the very rare scene in the modern Sci-fi that shows a bright future.
It's a tired out thesis.
Sci-fi seems to think it's job it to take one of this day's problems,
project it into the future and magnify it to some horrible proportions.
edit on 28-7-2013 by mikegrouchy because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by DeadSeraph
People who call things steam punk when it isn't actually steam punk. I hate that.
Originally posted by smilesmcgee
My favourite thing when reading sci-fi or fantasy is getting immersed in a world that is unlike our own. I like good descriptions of new worlds, cultures, ways of doing things.
so when a little explaining is done it quiets the overrealistic cynic in me.
He's dead, Jim.