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The Futurological Congress

The Futurological Congress

Stanislaw Lem

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THE FUTUROLOGICAL CONGRESS Stanislaw Lem from the memoirs of Ijon Tichy translated from the Polish by Michael Kandel The Eighth World Futurological Congress was held in Costa Rica. To tell the truth, I never would have gone to Nounas if it hadnt been for Professor Tarantoga, who gave me clearly to understand that this was expected of me. He also said-pointedly-that space travel nowadays was an escape from the problems of Earth. That is, one took off for the stars in the hope that the worst would ...

Keywords: Ijon Tichy Lem