"I kind of take it for granted that our great-grandchildren will regard us as a sort of precursor species. That they won't think of us as human and if we could see them, we probably wouldn't think of them as human either."
There is just a brief reference in the novel, but I'm interested in solutions to the problem of how to transfer large numbers of people. I kind of like this better than slidewalks, because they offer a place to sit down.
I'd like to know, for example, just exactly how does this thing turn a corner? What happens if it rains? Okay, so the write was more interested in telling the story than in catering to my interests...
Okay, so the write was more interested in telling the story than in catering to my interests...
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