Friday, November 7, 2008

Geoff Ryman clarifies the motive behind Mundane SF movement

"I believe it was Julian that said that FTL gave the impression it would be easy to find and settle beautiful new Earths… which encouraged us to think we could burn through this planet".
[via Bruce Sterling]

So at least partly it's a social activist's agenda, & not some cranky thing that is supposed to take the fun out of fiction.