Home Isaac Asimov Of Time, Space, and Other Things. And it is so with mankind. We are distinguished from all other living species by our power over the inanimate universe; and we are distinguished from them also by our abject defeat by the inanimate universe, for we alone have learned of defeat. Consider that no other species (as far as we know) can possess our concept of time. An animal may remember, but surely it can have no notion of "past" and certainly not of "future. No non-human creature lives in anything but the present moment. No non-human creature can foresee the inevita bility of its own death.
Of Time and Space and Other Things. For my final essay in this book takes up the inevitability of death, and the conclusion is that though all men are mortal, they are not nearly as mortal as they ought to be. Why not? That is the chink in death's armor. 1. The Days Of Our Years. A group of us meet for an occasional evening of, talk and nonsense, followed by coffee and doughnuts and one of the group scored a coup by persuading a well-known entertainer to attend the session.
Genres : Science Fiction. 11. Part I Of Time And Space 10. A Galaxy At A Time. 12. Part II Of Other Things 11. Forget It! 13. Part II Of Other Things 12. Nothing Counts. 14. Part II Of Other Things 13. C For Celeritas. 15. Part II Of Other Things 14. A Piece Of The Action. 16. Part II Of Other Things 15. Welcome, Stranger! 17. Part II Of Other Things 16. The Haste-Makers. 18. Part II Of Other Things 17.
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Of Time and Space and Other Things is a collection of seventeen scientific essays by Isaac Asimov. It was the fourth of a series of books collecting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. It was first published by Doubleday & Company in 1965. C for Celeritas (F&SF, November 1959). Just Mooning Around (May 1963). Welcome, Stranger! (November 1963). Roll Call (December 1963) (January 1964). The Slowly Moving Finger (February 1964). Forget It! (March 1964).
This collection, Of Time and Space and Other Things, is perhaps the best of all the compilations of Asimov's columns in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. Unfortunately, the book does not specify from which issues these essays were selected, but if they are consecutive, as is standard for these anthologies, Asimov was on an incredible roll. And wouldn't you know it, of all my Asimov collection, this is the book whose binding disintegrated after one reading.
Of Time and Space and Other Things by Isaac Asimov. As we trace the development of man over the ages, it seems. in many respects a tale of glory and victory; of the develop-. ment of the brain; of the discovery of fire; of the building. of cities and of civilizations; of the triumph of reason; of. the fimng of the Earth and of the reaching out to sea and. space. But increasing knowledge leads not to conquest only, but. to utter defeat as well, for one learns not only of new po
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