DOI: https://doi.org/10.7203/metode.12.20773

We are (and will always be) ephemeral: Stories about futures with improved humans


Abstract


Stories about the future, and about the humans living in the future, stem from our awareness of our own limitations and all that which we may never be. These representations, whether utopian or dystopian, are evidence of the contradiction between our desires and our doubts.


Keywords


science fiction; mythology; superheroes; pop culture; dystopia

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