Joan Vinge

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Joan Vinge

Joan Vinge

But our society does not grant nontraditional forms of intelligence equal recognition, no matter how much it would help us get along or truly enrich our lives.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Everything born has to die, in order to make room for the future.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Here was a fragment of Goddess myth that, through all its permutations, had somehow escaped being turned on its head. It was the perfect springboard for the sort of novel I wanted to write.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Humans are upsetting a fragile balance that their own human ancestors established.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Humans may be the only creatures on Earth who spend significant time thinking about the fact that someday their lives will end.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was thinking about what I wanted to write next, after my first novel, and had decided that I wanted to write a story with a lot of strong female characters in it.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Moon is also a naive native girl when she sets out for Carbuncle.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Perhaps the thing that makes humans truly unique on Earth is that we are never satisfied with our situation; maybe that is what's taken us so far.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Studying anthropology, I developed a kind of holistic view of human existence, in which the dichotomies you listed are all necessary and vital aspects of life.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What does immortality mean to me? That we all want more time; and we want it to be quality time.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The ecosystem of our world is a closed system: it would run out of gas, collapse of its own weight.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The mers were also designed to reproduce only at long intervals, in order to maintain the natural balance of the environment in which they were placed.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What I do not want to write is didactic political tracts.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We are all born with a unique genetic blueprint, which lays out the basic characteristics of our personality as well as our physical health and appearance... And yet, we all know that life experiences do change us.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The contradictions are what make human behavior so maddening and yet so fascinating, all at the same time.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Each time, storytellers clothed the naked body of the myth in their own traditions, so that listeners could relate more easily to its deeper meaning.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is stoned to death.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For every path you choose, there is another you must abandon, usually forever.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Fear of the unknown is a terrible fear.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Real power is control. Knowing that you can do anything...and not doing it only because you can.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It doesn't matter. I'm not asking forever of you...just let me love you now.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And so The Snow Queen also became a story about the need to seek equilibrium, in our own lives, with the natural world, even within the universe at large.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Don't worry. You're safe now. You've got nothing left to steal.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Life scars us with its random motion, he thought. Only death is perfect.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Archaeology is the anthropology of the past, and science fiction is the anthropology of the future.More Joan Vinge [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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