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Social Commentary in science fiction: How it changed after 9/11

With the problems in the Middle East of ISIS, I think it is pertinent to repost this now, an article I originally wrote three years ago on the 10th anniversary.

Sweat, Tears and Digital Ink


I’m not here to offer platitudes, express outrage or appeal to jingoism and xenophobia. I think there has been enough of that in the last ten years and there is nothing I can say about the event that hasn’t already been said. What I do want to do is discuss how the world’s worst terrorist attack changed science fiction and the portrayal of government, religion and society.

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