Skepticism and science fiction

Some of my favorite skeptical podcasts have dipped into science fiction in the last few months. Point of Inquiry has had two interesting SF writers on as guests: David Brin, who talked about romanticism and how it relates to fantasy, and about keeping  protagonists in jeopardy even when they live in a civilizations full of[…]

Isaac Asimov: A man for the universe

In my wanderings around the Intarwebs, I discovered this beautiful piece written in 1992 by Carl Sagan (a hero of mine) about one of the greats of science fiction, Isaac Asimov. This really captures the essence of science fiction for me. It is not only great literature with mind-blowing stories but also an extremely important way[…]