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Human Traitors of Humanity (from reading of Liu Cixin's the Three-body Problem)

Posted August 7th, 2018 at 07:07 PM by VHS

What if the writer and the translator are one person?



生之为人而叛逆人类,多为人不齿。
而《三体之地球往事》中,叛逆人类者,其情却一言难尽。
何故如此?
叶文洁,已言甚多,不用再论。
ETO(地球三体组织)他人,何以无望于人类?
当思当今人类所行,有无无望之处?
罗素当年言:吾等当自立于世,观世以公正,善恶美丑兼顾;如实知世,无所畏惧(何以吾非 基督徒一文 结语译文);而则,世间人,多无自立于世之能,是故,屈膝事主或事地外智能者,比比皆是。
然而,罗素虽乐观,亦著有《人类可有未来?》一文。
书中叛逆人类者,读者多以无知、天真而不齿,而观其书,叛逆者多为人类精英;子言学而不 思则罔,思而 不学则殆;读书人,自非学而不思之书柜(今日,则为U盘、硬盘、云端盘),而其思量纵广,亦 为有限。
学者,正因其所思所学,比常人更易误入歧途。
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Alternative History and Its Limitation

Posted June 2nd, 2018 at 07:31 PM by VHS

Alternative History has been a pet topic of many writers, and it can range from fictional to altered historical settings.
Most likely, altered historical settings mean time travel or dimensional travel, in which the mind of a modern character enters the body of an ancient, or a modern character travels to another dimension; these characters usually change history rather substantially.
Fictional world can be setting on Earth or fictional world.
Either way, these writings have...
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