You must learn to control your dreams or your dreams will forever control you.
Science fiction is for real, space opera is for fun.
Having to amuse myself during those earlier years, I read voraciously and widely. Mythic matter and folklore made up much of that reading—retellings of the old stories (Mallory, White, Briggs), anecdotal collections and historical investigations...
No doubt you’ve experienced something similar in books, movies, novels–whatever you use as an excuse to get away, to suspend reality. Literary characters, like these projections, draw you in and cultivate feelings of friendship on...
Usually for the same reason you were unconscious, I think.
Science fiction at its best should be crazy and dangerous, not sane and safe.
Cattle… it called us cattle…We’re hamburger, you mean.