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The Thing

April 14, 2012

Idea for a comic book/graphic novel for kids with anxiety, depression, OCD, whatever (when we take mental health as seriously and non-judgmentally as physical health, we’ll be better people living in a better society). The Thing is the disorder or problem and the idea is that the kid (or adult) has to overcome the power […]

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Pioneer

April 8, 2012

I read an article recently about a cosmonaut who was lost in the early 60s and was reportedly close to existing the solar system (at the publication date). What if he was found by some civilization that could reboot his consciousness. What would he tell them? Where would loyalties lie? To the old USSR? To […]

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Currency

March 24, 2012

A future without currency, where workers earn work units they can spend that are supposedly impossible to steal or separate from the person who earned them. What happens when someone loses access to theirs? Stolen or just “lost” due to some error. How do they recover their wealth or find out who took it?

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Living in the past

March 18, 2012

Imagine a future world, complex and technologically advanced, where children are forced to grow up ax previous generations did, with manual labor, poor sanitation, all the privations and risks that the present society was built to improve upon. The idea: that no one grow up without realizing why things are as they are, without entitlement […]

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