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PostSubject: Good, serious short stories.   Wed Jul 21, 2010 10:11 pm

http://www.thrivenotes.com/the-last-question/

Read this the other day. Pretty amazing, if you ask me.
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PostSubject: Re: Good, serious short stories.   Wed Jul 21, 2010 10:32 pm

i have just finished the first section its really interesting although im not sure im grasping the whole using the suns energy to power a space craft when there is little matter in space to propel the craft although i have acknowledged the religious traits in the story there seems to be some mild humor "men are from mars women are from venus " its very good reading material thanks for sharing
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PostSubject: Re: Good, serious short stories.   Wed Jul 21, 2010 10:41 pm

It doesn't make a lot of sense until you get to about the middle or so.

It's very, very thought provoking.
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PostSubject: Re: Good, serious short stories.   Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:54 pm

Good read. Thanks for sharing.
It was pleasingly scientifically accurate too, only having speculative and fictional ideas when very appropriate to the story and thoughts.

A lot of comments and ideas come to mind...
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PostSubject: Re: Good, serious short stories.   Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:02 pm

To think that it was written in 1956 is pretty amazing.

Did they even have computers back then?
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PostSubject: Re: Good, serious short stories.   Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:05 pm

Massive expensive clunky things that could do state of the art things like arithmetic and stuff. Very archaic stuff. I think they had electronic hand-held calculators back then...not sure. Just checked...that wasn't until the 1960s.
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PostSubject: Re: Good, serious short stories.   Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:35 pm

Hmm...



May 1941.

But it was destroyed in WWII.

But to have predicted a computer so powerful that it knows the answer to mostly everything (Google) and each component is worked on separately by different people (programs).
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PostSubject: Re: Good, serious short stories.   Fri Jan 07, 2011 9:49 am

It was so nice, I am done reading this and while I'm reading this I felt not bored because every line was so interesting and love to followed it.

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PostSubject: Re: Good, serious short stories.   Fri Jan 07, 2011 9:18 pm

loyzkieme wrote:
It was so nice, I am done reading this and while I'm reading this I felt not bored because every line was so interesting and love to followed it.

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Wow, very insightful! Do share more!
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PostSubject: Re: Good, serious short stories.   Sat Jan 08, 2011 1:40 am

that almost made sense in context with the situation!!!!!! Very Happy

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