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The Discovery of the Future

A Discourse Delivered at the Royal Institution

by H. G. Wells


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Though best remembered as an important early figure in the development of the genre of science fiction, H. G. Wells was a intellectually voracious thinker and writer who used his novels and short stories as a means of getting at significant, timeless truths. In this lecture, Wells discusses the ways that certain types of thinking are better suited to helping to usher in a new era of advanced science and technology.

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