The Old Glorious Burberry Trench Coat.
Yet another great thing no longer made.
Damn! Now I really want to read the Foundation books again!
Check the rest of the Letters to the Children of Troy here http://troylibrary.info/letterstothechildrenoftroy
Trantor was the capital planet of the Galactic Empire in Isaac Asimov’s Foundation science-fiction series. It was located in a system closest to the core of the Milky Way Galaxy. It was a planet-wide metropolis covered entirely by cityscape, all of which was covered by hermetic domes with the exception of the Imperial Palace, and extended many levels underground to facilitate the inhabitantce of 45 billion humans.
Image “Trantor from space” by Slawek Wojtowicz at elfwood.com.
Image “Trantor - Planetary Arrival” by Jared Shear at zupzup.com.
"Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.’"
Isaac Asimov (via notthatianfleming)
"Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do."
Isaac Asimov (via river-mother)
"It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly."
Isaac Asimov (via nishnish)
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not “eureka!” but “that’s funny…”
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"To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature and it remains premature today."
Isaac Asimov (via nyxta)
"If Knowledge Can Create Problems, It Is Not Through Ignorance That We Can Solve Them."