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Born: 1951-08-20
Profession: Writer
Nation: American
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Science fiction works best when it stimulates debate.

Tags: Best, Science, Works

Working in Isaac's universe was more of a treat than a challenge.

Tags: Challenge, Treat, Working

For years, even before 9/11, I've been trying to warn that the threat from amateur biolabs will ultimately turn out to be far more troublesome than leakage from military labs - perhaps even more costly and deadly than nuclear terrorism.

Tags: Far, Military, Trying

It's been a great place to get in touch with what people are really thinking. And to make contact with readers and other writers. Egalitarian, wide open, like the Wild West!

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It's kind of a misnomer about science fiction that science fiction is about anything other than people. It's about people doing stuff, sometimes doing extraordinary stuff.

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Of all the planets apart from Earth in our solar system, Mars is the most hospitable. Yeah. Right. Better keep my visit short. And yet, despite the discomfort, the danger, I love it here. I love coming back for these imaginary vacations. The sights are amazing.

Tags: Amazing, Love, Short

Ray Bradbury is, for many reasons, the most influential writer in my life. Throughout our long friendship, Ray supplied not only his terrific stories but a grand model of what a writer could be, should be, and yet rarely is: brilliant and charming and accessible, willing to tolerate and to teach, happy to inspire but also to be inspired.

Tags: Friendship, Happy, Life

We're told another large-scale terrorist attack is inevitable by those people who have committed so many resources to preventing it. They likely know what they're talking about.

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Why do we capital-N Nerds love Mars so much? Because it's beautiful, it's tough, it's buried in our mythic, childhood memories. It's covered with human triumphs but also with sad stories of failure.

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Man's heart away from nature becomes hard.

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My first years were spent living just as my forefathers had lived - roaming the green, rolling hills of what are now the states of South Dakota and Nebraska.

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And when native man left off this form of development, his humanization was retarded in growth.

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God never does anything wrong. He knows what is best for me. No man can understand God, or know why He deals with us as He does.

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If a white man had land, and some one should swindle him, that man would try to get it back, and you would not blame him.

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There is one God, and He made both Indians and white men. We were all made out of the dust of the earth.

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Friends and brothers, The Almighty created us Indians. We are as he made us. The Almighty has given to the whites a book to read, and they have plenty of things to work with. The Indian has no book. He cannot read.

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