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may be because it confirms a cherished contemporary belief - that our species
always mover forward to ever better and more enlightened ways of life. This
belief is utter fantasy, but it dies hard: It is especially difficult for
modern people to conceive that our modern, scientific age might not be an
improvement over the pre-scientific period."
-Crichton in his acknowledgments, 446, recorded 12/22/2001