[LMB] OT: Romans

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Thu Aug 29 17:58:14 BST 2019

> On Aug 29, 2019, at 9:02 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Maybe a millennia or so from now they'll be chatting about the Lost Centuries, or the Great
> Dead-End, when civilisation wasted a thousand years or so on a series of tragic errors, staking
> our future on forms of industry/power/etc that nearly destroyed humanity, until fortunately
> they backtracked to the point where the errors started, and went down a different path.

That’s not uncommon with science fiction.   It explains how, say, Star Trek can be so familiar to us despite being far in the future.

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