Last & First Men - Re: MEDIA: Hawking predicts improved Humans

From: Russell Whitaker (
Date: Wed Jan 17 2001 - 18:13:10 MST

>From: "Emlyn" <>
>By the next millenium? I saw that on TV. Astounding foresight required for
>that prediction. You'd need a brain the size of a planet. Hmm, probably you
>might get one by the end of the millenium.

This somehow reminds me of Olaf Stapledon's classic
"Last & First Men" (
I read it about 10 years ago, was impressed at its
historical sweep and beautiful prose, especially given
its original publication date of 1930:

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