It was a culture of worship, where fiction writers were gods. As a writer, how could I argue?
Mount Royal College hosted the "Symposium on SF and Social Change" Feb. 6-7, mixing scholars, writers and enthusiastic readers.
Many journalists posed the question of whether or not speculative fiction can change the world. This is a disservice to the real questions posed by some of Canada's greatest thinkers on the subject. The hows and whys were the real meat of this gathering.