Quotation by Barbara Ehrenreich

In sci-fi convention, life-forms that hadn't developed space travel were mere prehistory—horse-shoe crabs of the cosmic scene—and something of the humiliation of being stuck on a provincial planet in a galactic backwater has stayed with me ever since.
Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941), U.S. author, columnist. "Blocking the Gates to Heaven," The Worst Years of Our Lives (1986, repr. 1991).
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