Prof. Elana Gomel on Stanislaw Lem

Science Fiction

26-02-2024 • 1 hr 18 mins

00:00:57 Introduction 00:03:39 Professor Elana Gomel 00:09:55 Charles Dickens as scifi writer 00:14:17 Stanislaw Lem and The Other 00:18:59 Anti-Humanism 00:22:46 Lem vs the SFWA 00:26:27 Beyond Humanism 00:28:12 LEM and Posthumanism 00:33:37 Fear of the Posthuman 00:38:00 Lem's criticism of non-existant novels 00:40:41 Lem on AI 00:47:08 Philosophy of Posthumanism 00:51:02 Monster Fantasies 00:54:47 Dangerous utopias 00:58:34 A new mythos of time 01:03:37 Why does Elon Musk like simulation theory? 01:08:08 The dangers of Messianic myths 01:11:09 Darko Suvin and socialism 01:14:24 Communism was oppressive and boring Become a member of the Science Fiction community to continue the discussion Website - https://damiengwalter.com YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/DamienWalter/membership Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/DamienWalter Subscribe to the Science Fiction podcast feed for long-form commentaries on these video essays https://damiengwalter.com/podcast/ Join the Science Fiction community on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/324897304599197/ Equipment Camera https://amzn.to/41DpI1I Lens https://amzn.to/3tyH1nZ Microphone https://amzn.to/3RZ3sfD Laptop https://amzn.to/48eZDsf Recommendations Greatest scifi novel https://amzn.to/3GZgL9r First scifi novel https://amzn.to/41DazgK Worst scifi novel https://amzn.to/3S045FO Most overrated scifi writer https://amzn.to/3NIchI9

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