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Heavens on Earth

Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopiapub. 2018 Michael Shermer320 pages Alone among the animals, human beings live in the knowing shadow of our own mortality.  It is rarely a specter which is embraced,  and … Continue reading

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Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom© 2003 Cory Doctorow202 pages In the not-very-distant future,  death is an inconvenience, and material goods are no longer scarce. Instead, the currency of society is reputation,  and Jules needs all of his reserves … Continue reading

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Machine Man

Machine Man© 2009 Max Barry277 pages Who knew crushing your limbs in the industrial machinery at work could be so addictive?  When Charlie Neumann accidentally crushed his leg in a fit of absentmindedness and was fitted with state-of-the-art prosthesis, he … Continue reading

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Among the Wild Cybers

Among the Wild Cybers© 2018 Christopher L. Bennett 256 pages In the not-so-distant future, humanity’s exploration of the cosmos has begun in earnest — driven in part by the plight of Earth, with collapsing ecosystems forcing outward movement.  Among the Wild … Continue reading

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The Transhumanist Wager

The Transhumanist Wager© 2013 Zoltan Istvan300 pages Imagine a protagonist who made Howard Roark seem like a warm and cuddly pushover. That’s Jethro Knights, a red-bearded, icy-blue eyed Ubermensch who is determined to live forever — and if anyone gets … Continue reading

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