Who remembers?

Usually I can’t remember what I had for breakfast yesterday. ¬†Oh, alright, you got me; I always remember what I ate the morning before, because it’s always the same: bacon. ¬†OK, so I cheated there. ¬†Made for a good opening clich√© though, right? Heh. ¬†ūüėČ Alrighty then, let’s try another… I might not remember what … More Who remembers?

The world that science fiction forgot

Remember the childhood book called “C.L.U.T.Z.” from the early 1980s?¬† Sort of like C3PO meets The Jetsons?¬† I’m getting old, so I do.¬† In case you’re not, or you had more of a life than I did, I’ll set the scene (no spoilers). It was a lighthearted-and-eerily-prophetic rendition of what has almost become modern reality … More The world that science fiction forgot

Maybe the 21st century *doesn’t* suck…

I’m one of those hopeless nostalgics, the ones who lament about the fading away of the “good old days” and desperately, futilely tried to bring them back or recreate them somehow. Bah! ¬†Humbug. ūüėČ I think I’m finally beginning to embrace the newest Turn of the Century. ¬†In fact, I’m almost beginning to feel comfortable … More Maybe the 21st century *doesn’t* suck…

Stratification ~ The other side of the prologue 

In writing my last post, I realized that there’s another side to this whole societal stratification thing: I inadvertently left out the ones who usually get left out of the conversation. Oops. ¬†My bad. ¬†Didn’t mean to do that. The oversight is especially surprising because this latter group is the one of which I’m a … More Stratification ~ The other side of the prologue¬†