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Why We Love Sci-Fi: It Boldly Goes Where Other Stories Can't

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The Lure Of Science Fiction

Science Fiction, or Sci-Fi, which takes us into fantasy worlds with aliens, robots, spaceships, time machines, powerful superhumans and monsters, is an extremely appealing genre, due to its boundary-less escapist content.

It challenges existing assumptions and limitations, explori...

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Many broad themes explore science-fiction thought experiments. These include the creation story (Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein), the fantastic voyage (Journey To The Center Of The Earth, or Star Trek), and the domestic science fiction story that we can relate to i...

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Science fiction provides a window into the social and cultural dilemmas that characters have to tackle, like what is the culture of the alien species, or if robots have feelings.

Movies like I am Legend, or 2012 explore the controversial topics of today ...

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Hostile aliens rocked the world when the book The War Of The Worlds was adapted as a radio play.

Aliens, hostile or friendly, have always been the surest, most profitable route to success, as verified by pulp stories that were bought in American magazines in the last seven de...

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Science fiction often predicts the future, with most popular stories almost always having elements of fixing a society on the verge of decline, or which is already in a state of dystopia.

It is ultimately a positive genre, a portal in which we can see where our world may be heade...

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