The Early Days of a Better Nation

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Religion and SF

My contribution to the Guardian discussion on SF and religion is now online.
If science is the theology of nature – with the wilder reaches of physics standing in for its scholastic philosophy – SF is its mythology, its folklore, its peasant superstition. Television, film, anime and computer games supply the statues and holy pictures, which (this time) really do move.

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