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Old September 27 2012, 09:22 PM   #63
Ian Keldon
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Re: Is fantasy more popular than science fiction? If so why?

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Hint: There are humanoid aliens.
There are a lot of elements of fantasy IMO in Avatar that fall outstide of the scope of ST type sci-fi. e.g. flying dragons.
Large flying predator =/= dragon.

And there is nothing wrong with humanoid aliens. We're humanoids and we obviously exist, so why could life on another planet ALSO develop a humanoid?

So the assertion that avatar is full of "fantasy" fails. Every "fantastic" element of Avatar has a solid grounding in either actual science or is an extrapolation using science.
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