Quotation by Isaac Asimov

It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.... This, in turn, means that our statesmen, our businessmen, our everyman must take on a science fictional way of thinking.
Isaac Asimov (1920–1992), Russian-born U.S. author. repr. In Asimov on Science Fiction (1981). "My Own View," published in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, ed. Robert Holdstock (1978).
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