Forking Paths are all there are. Some of them will take us to Mars. Some will take us to the stories we have lived by. And some to the stories we will have to write to live. In this twenty-first century, fast and wins the race. We can’t see what’s ahead — we’re being told many interesting stories about Mars colonization — and we can’t remember where we came from because schools don’t teach real history anymore because dictators don’t like those. Where are we going? There’s an Angel of History, a man called Walter Benjamin once said, and it’s looking back in horror at the Storm of Progress that blows it off the path.
We do too much