'Sci Fi' Chapter

Sci Fi

Any science fiction taken far enough becomes fantasy, because the reality of the human psyche is inescapable. Neurological research is revealing that in order to have any sense of self or continuity of consciousness, we have to imagine a continuity that isn’t really there. Stated more simply, on what most people would consider the down to earth every day level of existence, we only have fantasy.

We create a fictional universe, and a fictional self to inhabit this universe, and this process goes on in what science wants to convince us is real. I deliberately apply science fiction to my life. I choose to reason with a wider margin about how things work and what might happen, even in the near future. I really think the reality straight jacket is a big force behind current stress related health problems.

“I wish everyone was a sci-fi geek because then there would be no violence in the world. There’d be no wars. There’d only be people e-mailing each other.” Claudia Christian

“The possibilities in sci-fi are wonderful. The subject is bigger than everything we know.” Joel Gretsch

Stories of Fantasy

We are talking about science fiction. In my personal view, any form of human experience has some degree of a fictional quality to it. We wake in the morning and tell ourselves stories about how the day is going to… Seek More

Reality Straight Jacket

I am a big fan of science fiction stories, and I deliberately apply science fiction to my life. I will ask you friends, is that insane? I find the limits of scientific thinking, well… They don’t sit well with my… Seek More

Rabbit Hole of Reason

The interesting thing about science fiction, for people who make it their calling, is that it’s hard if not impossible to strictly define science fiction. The farther you go down the rabbit hole of reason, the fuzzier the science part… Seek More

Machine in the Ghost

My thought is that any science fiction taken far enough becomes fantasy, because the reality of the human psyche is inescapable. If there is no god, we will make one. If there is no magick, we will create it, because… Seek More