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Re: starship-design: Clarke's Laws

Hi Guys,

The original statement is in "Report On Planet Three" or "Profiles of the
Future". It's definitely something he wrote as he refers to it many times
elsewhere. I think the original context was about starflight.


----- Original Message -----
From: <KellySt@aol.com>
To: <nlindber@u.washington.edu>; <starship-design@lists.uoregon.edu>
Sent: Friday, July 23, 1999 11:58 AM
Subject: Re: starship-design: Clarke's Laws

> In a message dated 7/22/99 2:59:41 PM, nlindber@u.washington.edu writes:
> >Hello All,
> > I have heard of Clarke's 2nd Law, "All sufficiently advanced
> >technology is indistinguishable from magic",  But i have always heard
> >second-hand, usually in discussions about human ET relations.  I was
> >wondering if anyone on the group knew what the title of clarke's original
> >essay/book having to do with the "laws" was.
> >Thanks,
> >Nels Lindberg
> I'm not sure it was even something written in his essays.
> Kelly