Science Fiction In Human Socie


"It is often said that science fiction is the literature of change. When a culture is undergoing a lot of changes due to scientific advances and technological developments, and expects to undergo more" (Treitel 1). A large part of science fiction appeal lies in its ability to convince the audience of the believability of the world it portrays (Fuller 1). "Science fiction looks backward as much as forward and its usefulness lays not so much in predicting the actual future as in exploring our reaction to possible futures" (Marvel 2). Fantasy and other realities are sometimes included in science fiction. In American literature many writers expressed their ideas of future advances in ...

Want to read the rest of this paper?
Join Essayworld today to view this entire essay
and over 50,000 other term papers

for itself, and talk by itself. At that time a self-driving car was just an idea but now engineers in Germany are designing a truck that can drive on its own. The truck followed the paint marks on the side and middle of the road (Ahern 1). Also Avis Rent-A-Car is equipping their cars with "yellow page" maps. If an individual gets lost, a computerized voice tells he or she which direction to go. Movies have been known to make a person think; could this really happen in the future or in future worlds? For instance, in The Matrix staring Keanu Reeves and Laurence Fishburne, these two individuals lead the fight to free mankind from the all-powerful machines of artificial intelligence that controls everyone in a dream world. Today, many computer systems are using or testing artificial intelligence on a small scale.
Many novelists, like H.G. Wells and Wyndham, wrote pieces that try to predict the outcome of events or the future. H.G. Wells wrote many successful science ...

Get instant access to over 50,000 essays.
Write better papers. Get better grades.


Already a member? Login


CITE THIS PAGE:

Science Fiction In Human Socie. (2005, February 2). Retrieved November 23, 2017, from http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Science-Fiction-In-Human-Socie/21573
"Science Fiction In Human Socie." Essayworld.com. Essayworld.com, 2 Feb. 2005. Web. 23 Nov. 2017. <http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Science-Fiction-In-Human-Socie/21573>
"Science Fiction In Human Socie." Essayworld.com. February 2, 2005. Accessed November 23, 2017. http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Science-Fiction-In-Human-Socie/21573.
"Science Fiction In Human Socie." Essayworld.com. February 2, 2005. Accessed November 23, 2017. http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Science-Fiction-In-Human-Socie/21573.
JOIN NOW
Join today and get instant access to this and 50,000+ other essays


PAPER DETAILS
Added: 2/2/2005 05:55:24 AM
Category: Miscellaneous
Type: Premium Paper
Words: 971
Pages: 4

Save | Report

SHARE THIS PAPER

SAVED ESSAYS
Save and find your favorite essays easier

SIMILAR ESSAYS
Advancement Of Technology And S...
Human Spirit and Science Fictio...
The Genre Of Science Fiction
Science Fiction
The Genre Of Science Fiction
The Writing Styles Of 2 Promine...
Science Fiction Movies
Escape Through Science Fiction ...
1984, Science-fiction Or Reali
Book Review: Nemesis
Copyright | Cancel | Contact Us

Copyright © 2017 Essayworld. All rights reserved