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Gregory Benford

Data de nascimento: 30. Janeiro 1941

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Gregory Benford é um escritor estadunidense de ficção científica, astrofísico e contribuidor da revista Reason. Como um autor de ficção científica, Benford é mais conhecido pelos romances da saga galáctica Center , que iniciou com o romance In the Ocean of Night . Esta série postula uma galáxia onde a vida orgânica e a vida mecânica estão em uma permanente guerra.

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„You know, my dear, you’re wrong that suffering ennobles people.“

—  Gregory Benford
In Alien Flesh (1986), She’d stopped to massage her hip, wincing. “It simply makes one cross.” Nooncoming, p. 100 (Originally published in Universe 8, edited by Terry Carr), 1978

„Organic forms are in the universe of things and also reside in the universe of essences. There we cannot go.“

—  Gregory Benford, In the Ocean of Night
In the Ocean of Night (1977), Context: Organic forms are in the universe of things and also reside in the universe of essences. There we cannot go. … You are a spontaneous product of the universe of things. We are not. This seems to give you … windows. It was difficult for me to monitor your domestic transmissions, they fill up with branches, spontaneous paths, nuances… The Snark, p. 195

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„Only fools get to join.“

—  Gregory Benford, Timescape
Timescape (1980), Chapter 10 (p. 110, concerning the nuclear club)

„Passion was inversely proportional to the amount of real information available.“

—  Gregory Benford, Timescape
Timescape (1980), Context: It was an example of what he thought of as the Law of Controversy: Passion was inversely proportional to the amount of real information available. Chapter 14 (p. 182, known as Benford's law of controversy)

„Deep ignorance, but still a kind that knew its limits. The limits were crucial.“

—  Gregory Benford, Timescape
Timescape (1980), Context: You had to form for yourself a lucid language for the world, to overcome the battering of experience, to replace everyday life’s pain and harshness and wretched dreariness with — no not with certainty but with an ignorance you could live with. Deep ignorance, but still a kind that knew its limits. The limits were crucial. Chapter 31 (p. 360)

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„They will do anything for the worker, except become one.“

—  Gregory Benford, Timescape
Timescape (1980), Chapter 5 (p. 46, concerning the peers)

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