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Black Man’s Burden

The turmoil in Africa is only beginning—and it must grow worse before it’s better. Not until the people of Africa know they are Africans—not warring tribesmen—will there be peace…. Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories

Off Course

Shure and begorra, it was a great day for the Earth! The first envoy from another world was about to speak–that is, if he could forget that horse for a minute…. Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories

Frigid Fracas

In any status-hungry culture, the level a man is assigned depends on what people think he is—not on what he is. And that, of course, means that only the deliberately phony has real status! Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction

Summit

Almost anything, if it goes on long enough, can be reduced to, first a Routine, and then, to a Tradition. And at the point it is, obviously, Necessary. Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories

Medal of Honor

According to tradition, the man who held the Galactic Medal of Honor could do no wrong. In a strange way, Captain Don Mathers was to learn that this was true. Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories

Adaptation

When a man has a great deal of knowledge, it becomes extremely easy for him to confuse “knowledge” with “wisdom” … and forget that the antonym of “wisdom” is not “ignorance” but “folly.” Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction

The Common Man

It would, of course, take a trio of Ivory Tower scientists to conceive of tracking down that statistical entity, the Common Man, and testing out an idea on him. And only the Ivory Tower type would predict that egregiously wrongly! Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories