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Good fiction isn’t conservative

Assume less, Asimov

I spent a lot of Christmas reading Isaac Asimov's Foundation series, and one line has stuck with me. Not because it's profound, or because it resonated with some intangible part of human existence. The opposite. I can't remember what they're looking at or why, but some major character peers out of his spaceship windscreen and says "Nobody builds a structure that big for an art project".

They do too!

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Matt Cox: Once the leader of Rock Paper Shotgun's Youth Contingent, Matt is an expert in multiplayer games, deckbuilders and battle royales. He occasionally pops back into the Treehouse to write some news for us from time to time, but he mostly spends his days teaching small children how to speak different languages in warmer climates.
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