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2113 (part two) — Getting stuck in progress

Khannea Suntzu

Ethical Technology

April 18, 2013

It is the year 2113, and humanity “made it”. It was touch and go there for a while — but the advancing tidal wave of technological progress has swept all things that could be argued problematic aside. There are over two thousand billion acknowledged citizens in the solar system, most of them in the Earth-Moon system, but literally hundreds of billions away from the inner heart of activity around the sun. There are tens of thousands of solar space colonies — most of these intricate flower-like variants of O’Neil habitats inhabited by thoroughly post-humans.


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Posted by CygnusX1  on  04/20  at  07:57 AM

@ Khannea

This is imaginative and inspirational stuff! Enjoyed the first part too. These vast, almost industrial expansions of forms and entities sounds astonishing, and yet the way you propose this, as highly feasible?

You should transform all of these excellent ideas into a science fiction novel series and help shape the future of Humanity? Hope you are indeed planning this?

If these ideas were migrated to TV, carefully and thoughtfully nurtured, this could be the defining Sci-Fi saga for the 21st Century?

(ps. don’t let Tom Cruise anywhere near these ideas?)

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