Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Sci-Fi Wisdom of the Week


"You are right, I have always known about man. From the evidence, I believe his wisdom must walk hand and hand with his idiocy. His emotions must rule his brain. He must be a warlike creature who gives battle to everything around him, even himself."

- Planet of the Apes (1968) 

2 comments:

  1. Great quote! As true today, sadly, as it was when it was originally written back in the 1960s.

    I'm not sure how I feel about the new Apes film coming out, Rise of the Planet of the Apes. I probably won't be able to afford to see it, but I do want too; I liked parts of every incarnation of the Apes franchise, even the Tim Burton remake had a few good moments!

    I wanted to let you know I finally started the blog I mentioned about early space exploration (as seen in science fiction) in organized missions such as the Apollo, Soyuz, or shuttle programs. I've got the first real post about a UN Space Police Station at my blog, The AlterNASAverse: http://alternasaverse.blogspot.com/2011/07/united-nations-space-police-station.html and a companion blog, Gordon's Galaxy, has a review of the book it came from, which is actually more of a cross between Alex Rider and Tom Swift, Jr.: http://gordonsgalaxy.blogspot.com/2011/07/storm-infinity-code.html. Feel free to comment on either, or both, posts. Feedback always welcome. (I would have gotten my posts up sooner, but I was helping my wife get her Fantasy Island site up and running.)

    Gordon Long

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  2. Hi Gordon,

    I am going to immediately check out your blog. It sounds absolutely awesome. Thanks for the heads up!

    best,
    John

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