To boldly go where no man has gone before, and settle there like we own the damn place

Another of the awesome prospects of transhumanism, and one which is primordial to science-fiction, is space colonization. From pitching a tent on the moon, to settling on distant planets and seeding them with our flora, fauna and ideas, space colonization has been a dream of mankind ever since we gazed upon the stars and realized …

How To Use Stereotypes In Writing Fiction

Stereotypes are oversimplified ways of cataloging groups of people based on the differences between them and other groups of people. They are sometimes rooted in fact, sometimes in prejudice, and if taken at face value, they contribute to intolerance and discrimination and limit people in their understanding of society. Stereotypes exist, and they will continue to …

From Mainstream Science To Hackneyed Science-Fiction

Science-fiction writers have an enormous advantage over scientists, but unfortunately most of us don't realize it, and the rest don't exploit it to its full extent. It's something most scientists lack, it's the cause of their limitations, compromises and inflexibility, and the main reason today's mainstream scientific theory about the workings and origin of the …