Iain Banks – I think a lot of…

I think a lot of people are frightened of technology and frightened of change, and…


“I think a lot of people are frightened of technology and frightened of change, and the way to deal with something you’re frightened of is to make fun of it. That’s why science fiction fans are dismissed as geeks and nerds.”
-Iain Banks

Iain Banks – Science fiction has its own…

Science fiction has its own history, its own legacy of what’s been done, what’s been…


“Science fiction has its own history, its own legacy of what’s been done, what’s been superseded, what’s so much part of the furniture it’s practically part of the fabric now, what’s become no more than a joke… and so on. It’s just plain foolish, as well as comically arrogant, to ignore all this, to fail to do the most basic research.”
-Iain Banks