Historical Fantasy

Paul Andinach pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Wed Sep 15 20:26:18 EDT 2004

On Wed, 15 Sep 2004, Allison Marles wrote:

> This reminds me of a great quote from I-know-not-where,
> "Any technology sufficiently advanced is indistinguishable from
> magic".

Arthur C. Clarke's Third Law.

People seem to have fun coming up with variations on the theme:

"Any technology that does not appear magical is insufficiently
advanced." - Gregory Benford

"Any sufficiently advanced system of magic would be indistinguishable
from a technology." - Eric S. Raymond

"Hold fast to the one noble thing."

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