Fact vs Fiction

Dear readers,

Here’s a trinity of quotes for those of you who are looking for a way out of the maze:

1.
Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.
Arthur Conan Doyle
Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/a/arthurcona134512.html#oxUCHrDvJ1TCt11h.99

2.
Clarke’s Three Laws are three “laws” of prediction formulated by the British writer Arthur C. Clarke. They are:

a) When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
b) The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
c) Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarke%27s_three_laws

3. Isaac Asimov’s three laws of robotics:

a) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
b) A robot must obey the orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
c) A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Laws_of_Robotics

And some non-quotes:
Shawshank Redemption (film)

Count of Monte Cristo (book mentioned in above film)

Foundation series of books (by Asimov)

Love,
Bijan

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