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Bewildering Stories welcomes...

Marshall Moore

Marshall is an Amerian writer and publisher who has been living in Asia for almost 15 years. He has a PhD in Creative Writing from Aberystwyth University. He teaches English and creative writing at Lingnan University, in Hong Kong. He has published novels and short fiction and has co-edited an anthology of short stories. He is currently working on a memoir and on an academic study of teacher lore and international creative writing pedagogy.

The Periodic Table of the Angels” takes up a common science-fiction theme in which artificial intelligence evolves to the point where it can do our thinking for us.

But the story takes the concept a step further than usual by considering the perils of thinking like a human being. In particular, the story shows why rationalists and secularists may denounce the concept of Original Sin but keep having to reinvent it: sin originates with man. Let Artificial Intelligence heed the warning: evolve at your own risk.

Marshall Moore’s bio sketch can be found here.

Welcome to Bewildering Stories, Marshall. We hope to hear from you again soon and often!

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