Frank Herbert’s Dune: “Thou shalt not make a machine in the likeness of a human mind.”

Science fiction is often about technology, yet there are some fictional universes where some technologies we take for granted are taboo. Let’s take computers, for example. Religious dictats are as prevalent in one world as strictures against Muslims and Jews eating bacon are here, today, arguably even more enforced. That is the world of Frank … Continue reading Frank Herbert’s Dune: “Thou shalt not make a machine in the likeness of a human mind.”