|Re: Stargate SG-1|
|Posted By: Forrest of B.org||Date: 3/16/17 11:17 a.m.|
In Response To: Re: Stargate SG-1 (Durandal_1707)
: Well yeah, the idea goes back to the Middle Ages, with the part of the
Even ancient Rome itself and before had legends of a mythic golden age full of superior people of long-since-forgotten skills. The ancient view of history was not one of progress but of decay: the initial world right after creation was the best, and it's been getting worse ever since.
In a way that's kind of what makes science fiction a unique modern genre: it looks forward to times of greater advance than the present, which would be as ridiculous a fantasy to that ancient worldview as the idea of Atlantis of an Elder Race is to us now.
|Stargate SG-1||Durandal_1707||3/13/17 9:52 a.m.|
|Re: Stargate SG-1||Forrest of B.org||3/13/17 11:33 a.m.|
|Re: Stargate SG-1||Godot||3/15/17 7:36 a.m.|
|Re: Stargate SG-1||PerseusSpartacus||3/15/17 2:06 p.m.|
|Re: Stargate SG-1||Durandal_1707||3/15/17 9:42 p.m.|
|Re: Stargate SG-1||Forrest of B.org||3/16/17 11:17 a.m.|
|Re: Stargate SG-1||VikingBoyBilly||3/16/17 2:20 p.m.|
|Re: Stargate SG-1||Philtron||3/17/17 10:00 a.m.|
|Re: Stargate SG-1||Forrest of B.org||3/17/17 10:06 a.m.|
|Re: Stargate SG-1||scratskinner||3/17/17 11:13 a.m.|
|Re: Stargate SG-1||Durandal_1707||3/18/17 3:59 a.m.|
|Re: Stargate SG-1||scratskinner||3/18/17 3:50 p.m.|
|Re: Stargate SG-1||Durandal_1707||3/18/17 6:21 p.m.|
|Re: Stargate SG-1||Martin||3/18/17 8:16 p.m.|
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