Re: Some science fiction "firsts"
, Jonathan Swift (1726)-- flying cities, projected ghosts of historical characters (sort of like a holodeck), aerial bombardment, the blind pursuit of science without regard to consequences, and unfortunate consequences of using anti-agathics.
"Sans le canard de Vaucanson vous n'auriez rien qui fit ressouvenir de la gloire de la France." -- Voltaire -- Flip flap!
Last edited by Asbo Zaprudder; January 17 2011 at 05:35 PM.
Reason: ETC: anti-agathic is more correct than anti-agapic.