information, as customary amongst Saganites, who believe that the brain does just morethan recollect.The Humans-before only thought to learn things by memory, but the brain intercompares, itsynthesizes and analyzes information. They were obsessed with images. This had adevastating effect on the human psyche. Affect became entirely nonexistent. The image of the crashed car, or a maimed body became the opiate of the masses. Violence was the new pornography.The Saganites sat silent for five minutes after a professor spoke to analyze the informationreceived. It was discovered that the understanding of information could be exponentiallyincreased when meditated upon by studying the earlier centuries of human repopulatorswho had to keep a conscious mind in order fend off images of gruesome car wrecks andassassinations engrained from the generations that evolved after the advent of thetelevision.
God is Dead
The year the ‘Thing’ happened, the year Icarus Tallis wrote the letter the professor wasreading to the auditorium of students, was 1998. It was a terrible time in the universe. Andlike a speck on the edge of oblivion, a pale blue dot sat unaware. The economy went to shitafter Reagan was elected for a fifth term. Not that anything he did had much to do with it,really. The
had everything to do with it. When it all fell apart they were there tooffer comfort, guidance, and above all, money. The fear of the bomb that lay in the heart of man was smothered by that of Jesus Christ, the only begotten son.