Category Archive: Sci-Fi

Jan 13

Coming out of the Tardis (Pt. 2)

(The first part of this series was posted almost two years ago–it was one of the very first entries on this blog.  You can check it out here.  While I’m no longer deployed to Iraq–and I’ve since met several other warrior geeks–I still feel there is an unfair perception that while it may be OK …

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Jun 28

Why I’m not scared of the dark…

The Last Frontier is calling…with a silent and twinkling ringtone. It's a collect call; will you accept the charges? Many socio-cultural anthropologists I talk with frequently lament that there is no longer a frontier.  A hidden place, far from the known; where new and unique cultures and civilizations can still exist… Thanks to cheap, fast, …

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Jun 20

The Future History of Sci-Fi…

  The Science Fiction, in Science Fact… Or, why should scientists get all the credit? Even from its origins in fear and wonder, the genre of Science Fiction has continually transformed in parallel to our evolving understanding of the universe.  But is it our understanding of science that informs Science Fiction?  Or is it Science …

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May 29

Upgrading Our Mythology: Or, Why Robots Won’t Attack…

Friends?  Or Foes?   This article is why I surf the net.    Every now and then, I find a blog post like this one. And I'm reminded that there are at least a few people on this planet that share my unique perspective on life. To me, this guy gets it.  The story will …

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Feb 22

Finder: Talisman (A graphic novel so good, I didn’t want to read it…)

Last fall (between some military schooling) I was lucky enough to attend the Baltimore Comic Con. Thinking back on it now, it seems a bit…I don’t know, preordained? You see, I picked up a graphic novel there. And it had a rather profound effect on my life. I was in a far corner of the comic …

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