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39 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 16 October 2007 03:57AM

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Comment author: Robin_Hanson2 16 October 2007 11:17:37AM 4 points [-]

Do we make the same mistakes as often with fiction about the present or past, or is something going extra wrong regarding the future?

Comment author: DanielLC 12 April 2014 05:36:06AM 0 points [-]

We have examples of the past and present to draw on. So do the fiction writers, making it more accurate. Science fiction is informed largely by other science fiction.