Monthly Archives: March 2012

Dick’s “Ubik”

“I am Ubik. Before the universe was, I am. I made the suns. I made the worlds. I created the lives and the places they inhabit; I move them here… I am called Ubik, but that is not my name. … Continue reading

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Avatar

The first (and last) time I saw Avatar, I viewed it as a story; instead of focusing on specific details, I remember seeing it as a story with a beginning, middle, and end. This time, I chose to refocus my … Continue reading

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Butler’s “Dawn”

“We acquire new life- seek it, investigate it, manipulate it, sort it, use it. We carry the drive to do this in a minuscule cell within a cell- a tiny organelle within every cell of our bodies… One of the … Continue reading

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Sleep Dealer

Since the beginning of the semester, we’ve seen and read about incredible, futuristic, and oftentimes scary technologies. Each movie we’ve seen and book we’ve read portrayed technology in unique ways, and as such each made very different (and powerful) points. … Continue reading

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