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

— Gregory Benford
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

„Only fools get to join.“

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

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

— Gregory Benford
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
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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