Hero

Tue 30 Sep 2008 - Filed under: Not a Journal., | Leave a Comment | Posted by: Gavin

We don’t need Time to tell us who our heroes are but it’s nice that we agree on at least one: Kim Stanley Robinson.

He sees creating utopias as a technical challenge to his craft — they’re hard to do convincingly and interestingly. But he also sees them as an empty ecological niche in the imagination; if only to maximise cultural biodiversity, he wants that niche filled.

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