Scarcity and Post-scarcity in SciFi

ISE Board member Blair Taylor draws our attention to an amusing illustrated review of images of post-scarcity in science fiction, and the ways in which the narrative seems invariably pulled along by the introduction of a uniquely scarce essential need.  Might this say more about the limits of our imagination than any inherent tendency toward scarcity in human societies?



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