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  • adj. Pertaining to futurology.


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  • While such definitions are generally vague enough to allow for fiction founded on most any conceit of technical possibility (i.e. “speculative elements” in general rather than specific conceits like the robot or the rocketship), incoherent attempts to disallow conceits of metaphysical impossibility have led to an artificial distinction between futurological Sci-Fi and works of a more conceptual nature.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Back in 1954 the Austrian social thinker Robert Jungk wrote a bestselling futurological study, the title of which, Tomorrow is Already Here, predicted the way science fact would be constantly breathing down the neck of science fiction as the 20th century proceeded.


  • Some interesting futurological stuff; not interesting enough for me to pay seventeen dollars.

    July 23rd, 2007

  • Early in the 19th Century, a precise and accurate futurological discipline (cliology) was invented.

    July 20th: Damned Tourists (and others)

  • Second: Experts using a highly-evolved futurological computer see that someone will become dictator of the US or of the world.

    Soft Come the Penguins

  • (Note: I reserve the right to laugh at writers who are convinced they have near-infallible futurological methods at their disposal.)

    Political stuff

  • While searching for images of Asteromo, I stumbled upon Fabio Feminò's gargantuan futurological collection.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Chad Oliver and Michael F. Flynn have written about the consequences of really good futurological methods.

    And Now the News

  • Writing: Set down notes on futurological audit story.

    Tech and Science

  • Freestyle thought experiments are quite different in intent and in execution from merely futurological investigations.

    Archive 2006-05-01


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