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Fear of the unknown is a terrible fear.


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And so The Snow Queen also became a story about the need to seek equilibrium, in our own lives, with the natural world, even within the universe at large.



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In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is stoned to death.



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Indifference is the strongest force in the universe. It makes everything it touches meaningless. Love and hate don't stand a chance against it.



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The ecosystem of our world is a closed system: it would run out of gas, collapse of its own weight.



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Throughout the ages, stories with certain basic themes have recurred over and over, in widely disparate cultures; emerging like the goddess Venus from the sea of our unconscious.



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For every path you choose, there is another you must abandon, usually forever.



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Studying anthropology, I developed a kind of holistic view of human existence, in which the dichotomies you listed are all necessary and vital aspects of life.



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Archaeology is the anthropology of the past, and science fiction is the anthropology of the future.



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Here was a fragment of Goddess myth that, through all its permutations, had somehow escaped being turned on its head. It was the perfect springboard for the sort of novel I wanted to write.



But our society does not grant nontraditional forms of intelligence equal recognition, no matter how much it would help us get along or truly enrich our lives.

But our society does not grant nontraditional forms of intelligence equal recognition, no matter how much it would help us get along or truly enrich our lives.





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From the beauty they deserve will come the love they deserve. And from the love will follow truth.



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I'd like to think that in a generation or two we'll have politicians whose life experience reflects that of the people who are voting for them.



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The man who seeks to please God is the man who people are pleased with. The man who seeks to please others won't satisfy anyone.



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Well, look who I ran into," crowed Coincidence. "Please," flirted Fate, "this was meant to be.



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I think, what I want to say is that yes, my ideas have travelled into popular culture they also emerged from popular culture in a way, or from the general public as you put it. But not as a program.



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Every spirit passing through the world fingers the tangible and mars the mutable, and finally has come to look and not to buy.



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"I hope, sir, that I will shoot your picture on your hundredth birthday." I don't see why not, young man. You look reasonably fit and healthy.




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