Saturday, June 12, 2010
Speaking of necessary debates: here's one now. Stewart Brand trusts us to play with the nuclear genie. Is that really "ecological pragmatism," or short-sighted desperation? The catalog is not what it used to be.
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The 'father of science fiction' HG Wells suffered terribly from class anxiety. Huxley and Woolf thought him 'vulgar'
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"And maybe this is what I have learned more than anything from my great-great-grandfather: to keep my eyes and my mind open, to enjoy the wonders of nature and never cease to ask questions." Sarah Darwin, foreword to "A Modest Genius: The story of Darwin's life and how his ideas changed everything" by Hanne Strager