CategorySpeculative Fiction

Concerning the umbrella category of speculative fiction.

How to Make a Magical Story Not A Materialist One


Magic. A word associated with a sense of wonder, mystery, the impossible, strangeness, and power. Materialism. A worldview that sees reality as only being about the stuff that we can see, touch, and measure. It is the belief that everything can be reduced to physical processes. It would seem that never should the twain meet – but they often do in fantasy literature.

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