Around 50 BC Titus Lucretius Carus wrote a long treatise against finding purpose in nature.
Nineteenth-century Darwinism was much more than a revolutionary scientific theory.
What was possible for Mark Studdock — the realization that much of contemporary civilization is built on lies — is still possible for any thoughtful person.
Lewis foresees a class of men called “the Conditioners.” The Conditioners have “seen through” all attempts to ground behaviour in any ultimate truth.
Only an organism of our dimensions and android design — 1.5 to 2 meters in height with arms about 1 meter-long ending in manipulative tools — can handle fire.