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Utopia

An evening pause: A short film that describes the world our children and culture are working hard to give us.

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

 
Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

Available everywhere for $3.99 (before discount) at amazon, Barnes & Noble, all ebook vendors, or direct from the ebook publisher, ebookit. And if you buy it from ebookit you don't support the big tech companies and I get a bigger cut much sooner.

4 comments

  • Chris

    The key to Utopia is the root of the created word (Thomas More 1560 book).
    Ou = not or no
    Topos = land

    Therefore, it means “no land” – it cannot exist. There is no Utopia. There never will be Utopia.
    Attempts toward a version of Utopia (everyone has a different interpretation of Utopia) Universal Basic Income, equal (Soviet) housing, …etc always lead to enforced enslavement, violence and death.

    Beware those who want Utopia.

  • Brad

    That short reminds of this video from 2015, also from Australia.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKcWu0tsiZM

  • wayne

    Brad-
    Very good stuff!

  • John C

    Brad, whoever made that video is a prophet.

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