Isaac Asimov Quote

Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today — but the core of science fiction, its essence, the concept around which it revolves, has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all.


"My Own View" in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1978) edited by Robert Holdstock; later published in Asimov on Science Fiction (1981)

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Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today — but the core of science fiction,...

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Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today — but the core of science fiction,...

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Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today — but the core of science fiction,...

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Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today — but the core of science fiction,...