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Edmund Schluessel

Choice is an Axiom

Published Mar 28, 2019 · 3,144 words (12 minutes) · 3 likes · 1322 views

Science Fiction Axiomatic set theory Hard science fiction infinity Hard SF child loss Mathematics Math Logic Couples

An expert in gnosticism says I've retold a creation myth. The seed for this story was the idea of some things being unknowable--Gödel's incompleteness theorem. There're also references to axiomatic set theory. There's an exploration of the dialectical relationship between thought and matter. All these wondrous tools to understand the universe are really ways of understanding people. This is a story about a couple growing up together, and growing apart.





Paul Alex Gray

Memories to come

Published Aug 28, 2018 · 948 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes · 532 views

Science Fiction Family death family drama virtual reality child loss

In the future we will escape into incredible new worlds thanks to Virtual Reality. Yet real life is never perfect. Many people face or have faced traumatic or difficult experiences and live with fear, regret, anger or sorrow. For someone experiencing the pain of grief, whose effects may never truly be overcome … What world would they create? Something new? Or something lost.


The light was fading as I was flying the Mavic back from another shoot and the symmetry of these streets caught my eye. Love me some long afternoon shadows.