Tuesday, May 08, 2007

"J.G. Ballard offered the really scary thought: that we didn't dread catastrophe, but longed for it."

Fifty years from now, as we examine the cancerous folly of the early 21st century from the perspective of wary temporal colonists, we'll see Ballard as the very embodiment of prescience.

(Excerpt from the BBC's "The Martians and Us.")

(Big thanks to Ballardian.)



One Response to ““Check out the movie Mad Max, only imagine it hotter””
Danny Bloom Says:

January 1, 2008 at 5:41 pm
Apoca-lit, yes. Good post, sir. Have you heard or seen my polar cities blog. Look here or google the term “polar cities” . Maybe blog about the idea, pro or con, later, with images from website? Permission granted. DANNY

said one MSM reporter who declimed to interview me for two reasons: to wit:

Danny -

You’re correct about the local angle. But even if you were local, the
main reason for not doing a story is that your idea hasn’t passed a
“seriousness” test - that is, being taken seriously by someone who could
place it on a path to fruition.


MSM reporter

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