Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Daily Dose

From Longer Views: Extended Essays, by Samuel R. Delany


"A world without end is, of course, a world without science -- is, indeed, the "pre-scientific" salvationist model: for the great scientific tragedy is the realization that everything runs down eventually, every fire burns out -- the individual, the society, the species; the world, the sun, the universe."

From Reading at Work, and Other Activities Frowned on by Authority: A Reading of Donna Hathaway's "Manifesto for Cyborgs: Science, Technology, and Socialist Feminism in the 1980s"

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