Sin and Sci-Fi

Charlie Anders at IO9 has a post on the 7 Deadly Sins of Religion in Science Fiction. It is definitely worth reading, as it insightfully identified examples of “all too easy” plot options in this vein.

Carmen Andres has a reflection on the most recent episode of Lost, “He’s Our You“, which seems to avoid such tendencies, by actually giving someone an opportunity to go back in time and decide whether or not to kill a child who in the future will grow up to be a killer.

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