A recent article features Hugo/Nebula-winning author Robert J. Sawyer (and his new religious-rights novel Mindscan) and his take on why science fiction reflects the present as well as the future. Some interesting blurbs from the article:

The worst thing that ever happened to science fiction occurred in May 1977 when Star Wars premiered

“You can’t read science fiction in any kind of deep meaningful way without understanding that it’s a commentary on the present.”

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