Immortality

I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying. – Woody Allen Humans have always been obsessed with immortality. From the Fountain of Youth to the latest cryogenics, people have always sought ways to extend their physical presence in the world indefinitely. They are going about it […]

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Dogma has no place in science

I detest dogma; it always gets in the way of progress. But then again, that is its purpose: to preserve existing knowledge and to be skeptical of anything new or foreign. Dogma is useful when used to further a higher goal like the integrity of science. Science would lose all credibility if it routinely accepted […]

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Sci-fi vs. Fantasy

Arthur C. Clarke once said that “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Sci-fi and fantasy are lumped together as SF nowadays, but they are distinctly different in ways that give each its unique appeal and its strength to express different themes and stories.

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