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In 1964, Isaac Asimov Imagined the World in 2014 - Atlantic Mobile

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Asimov begins by suggesting that in the coming decades, the gulf between humans and "nature" will expand, driven by technological development. "One thought that occurs to me," he writes, "is that men will continue to withdraw from nature in order to create an environment that will suit them better. "

He had it right, and yet, wouldn't he marvel at how far we've come?

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