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Frederik Pohl Quotes: A good science fiction story should be able to predict not the automobile but the traffic jam.
         

A good science fiction story should be able to predict not the automobile but the traffic jam.


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The bump of ego on his skull had swollen large, so he saw the whole world in terms of what it could give him.





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