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Isaac Asimov on Optimism vs. Cynicism about the Human Spirit
Isaac Asimov on Optimism vs. Cynicism about the Human Spirit

Why cynicism is, above all, a disservice to our own happiness.

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Why Science-Fiction Writers Are So Good at Predicting the Future
Why Science-Fiction Writers Are So Good at Predicting the Future

“At its core, good science fiction must rest on good science.”

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Why Invest in Space Exploration? Isaac Asimov’s Witty 1969 Letter
Why Invest in Space Exploration? Isaac Asimov’s Witty 1969 Letter

“The people of the United States spend exactly as much money on booze alone as on the space program.”

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Isaac Asimov on the Thrill of Lifelong Learning, Science vs. Religion, and the Role of Science Fiction in Advancing Society
Isaac Asimov on the Thrill of Lifelong Learning, Science vs. Religion, and the Role of Science Fiction in Advancing Society

“It’s insulting to imply that only a system of rewards and punishments can keep you a decent human being.”

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Lord Byron’s Epic Poem “Don Juan,” Annotated by Isaac Asimov and Illustrated by Milton Glaser
Lord Byron’s Epic Poem “Don Juan,” Annotated by Isaac Asimov and Illustrated by Milton Glaser

Three of history’s greatest geniuses converge around some of the finest satire ever written.

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Religion vs. Humanism: Isaac Asimov on Science and Spirituality
Religion vs. Humanism: Isaac Asimov on Science and Spirituality

“The soft bonds of love are indifferent to life and death.”

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