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2023 DECEMBER: Science Fiction

This month we will be reading classics from Science Fiction. Science fiction serves as a visionary bridge between imagination and reality, offering insights into the challenges and possibilities of our rapidly evolving world. Through speculative scenarios, it prompts critical discussions on technological advancements, ethics, and societal shifts. By envisioning potential outcomes, it helps us navigate complex issues like AI ethics, space exploration, and climate change. Science fiction fuels innovation, inspiring scientists and creators to turn fictional concepts into tangible solutions. It fosters a forward-thinking mindset, encouraging us to shape the future we want. In present times, science fiction acts as a compass, guiding us through uncharted territories and encouraging proactive engagement with our world’s uncertainties. For this month, we have chosen these eight books.

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Robert A. Heinlein: Moon is a harsh mistress
Robert Heinlein: Moon is a harsh mistress
Robert Heinlein: Stranger in a Strange Land
Robert Heinlein: Stranger in a Strange Land
Liu Cixin: The Three-Body Problem
Liu Cixin: The Three-Body Problem
Douglas Adams: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
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Neal Stephenson: Cryptonomicon
Neal Stephenson: Snow Crash
Neal Stephenson: Snow Crash
Iain M. Banks: The Player of Games
Iain M. Banks: The Player of Games
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Robert Henlein: Time Enough for Love