Mary Shelley's Frankenstein shows us how science fiction predicts the present and shapes the future


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/05/22/collective-unconscious-vs-sf.html


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How ironic would it have been if the social media monster described in this essay were one that made it infinitely easier for married men to find teenage girls to obscond with, right guys?


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Me too. I do use email, and post here. That’s it.


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and I love the cover design


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One of the messages in Frankenstein seems to be “there are some things man is not meant to know,” which is one I disagree with.


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Not to mention that even if you did think that, the cat’s out of the bag a long time ago. Our grandparents (or even great-grandparents depending on one’s generation) learned the secret of the H-bomb. There’s really not much more dangerous knowledge than that.


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