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Encountering 'Futures': A Science Fiction Series

Let each story from Radix Media's Futures: A Science Fiction Series Box Set make its world an enduring part of your own.

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'Walt Whitman Speaks' and We Should Listen

Readers of Library of America's collection of Whitman's late in life thoughts will be hard-pressed to miss the priorities—or their timely relevance—of his clarion call that "American must welcome all—Chinese, Irish, German, pauper or not, criminal or not—all, all, without exceptions: become an asylum for all who choose to come."

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​​'Good Enough' ​​​Is Great on Darwin

In Good Enough: The Tolerance for Mediocrity in Nature and Society, philosopher Daniel S. Milo argues that science and society have overemphasized Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection

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Why Does Alex Garland's 'Annihilation' Perpetuate the Hidden Figure of Henrietta Lacks?

Alex Garland relied on HeLa easter eggs to proffer a "key" to the Shimmer in Annihilation, but his interpretation mimics the instrumentalization decried throughout Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

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