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NPC Volumes I.0 and II.0 Cover Explanationby Lorin Loverde
I do not know which is more fun: to let people puzzle over the Cover Figure and gradually, over the course of reading the NPC, figure it out for themselves, or to give at least preliminary clarifications. Let's begin with the space station: it is a planned suburb of Los Angeles, California...(I am - only partially - joking). Below, on earth, are four buildings (a bit larger than they would be if in actual proportion) to represent some of the prior civilizations; ancient Mayan, Egyptian, Eastern Oriental, and Modernity. Thus, the fifth construction, the space station, represents our approaching new phase of a planetary culture that is taking the planet with us into Space....(click Title to read more)
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World Scientists' Warning to HumanityThe World Scientists' Warning to Humanity was written and spearheaded by the late Henry Kendall, former chair of the board of directors of the Union of Concerned Scientists, and issued in November 1...