Science fiction is no more written for scientists than ghost stories are written for ghosts.
1961Penguin Science Fiction, introduction.
I have had wealth, rank and power, but, if these were all I had, how wretched I should be.BrianWilson Aldiss1861Attributed last words.
The feat represents immense achievement for the neotenic ape, species Homo sapiens. But behind this lie twooldattributesoftheapetribalismandinquisitiveness.BrianWilson Aldiss1969 On space flight, in The Guardian. Prince Consort of Queen Victoria, son of the Duke of Saxe- Coburg-Gotha. A patron of the arts and science, he planned the Great Exhibition of1851. He died of typhoid.
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