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Droppings of an Optimistic Fatalist

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Published by iUniverse, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10709745M
    ISBN 100595385079
    ISBN 109780595385072

    Are You An Optimist or Pessimist? When you get in a bad fight with your sweetie, you usually think: "This stinks, but I know we'll patch things up." "I know this isn't the end of the world, but it sure feels like it." "Wow, this is probably the end of our relationship.".   As the world moves into the implementation phase that COP22 represents, we can do it feeling inspired and optimistic. But it’s no time for complacency either. It’s absolutely necessary to keep a high sense of urgency applied to our leaders, businesses, communities, and organizations to keep throwing their considerable weight behind this.   The most consistently optimistic backdrop in sci-fi is Iain M. Banks's Culture series. The protagonists of the books do dangerous and often borderline unethical work on the fringes where the Culture meets less enlightened civilisations, but the in. Why optimistic science fiction is dead. Pretty much the only way one can get somewhat-happy science fiction is with comic book movies or (shudder) the Bayformers movies, but those are more.


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