Book Review: Making History, a science fiction novel by Bruce Polky

Book Review: Making History, a science fiction novel by Bruce Polky

I grew up reading Asimov and Heinlein, but haven’t delved into too much current science fiction. That may change. I recently discovered this debut novel by Bruce Polky and I like it. It is a quiet novel that grew on me as I read it. I liked this book because the characters were realistic, searching…

Ignorance is to bliss, as technology is to…
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Ignorance is to bliss, as technology is to…

The familiar phrase comes from an ode written by Thomas Gray, a poet who lived in the 1700s, The full quote is, “Where ignorance is bliss, ’tis folly to be wise.” The impetus for the poem was some joyful children playing near Eton College, with no thought of what future catastrophes their lives might hold….