Tuesday, March 18, 2008

An Iconic Writer Enters A New Dimension

From Dr. Phil at the BAblog, I learn of the death of Arthur C. Clarke, after a long illness at the age of 90. One of the last of a generation of writers (which included Ray Bradbury(still with us), Isaac Asimov, Frank Herbert and others) who not only defined the genre of modern science fiction, but stoked the imaginations of generations of young people around the world to look outside of the confines of our home planet as well as questioning traditional belief.

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