humanity

The evolution of humanity, from one advancement to the next.

Eliander Black2 years ago
Antiseptic
The sun streams through that window as it always had a thousand years before, and it falls over the eggshell tiles and creeps up the linen blankets and over my eyes. I bat it away with little eyelids,...
Krow Fischer2 years ago
Apollo's Creed
Hello out there. It’s me again. I have been thinking about our last conversation, where you said nothing. Sometimes it feels like I am communicating through a Bliss Board, one of those devices with li...
Emrys Snow2 years ago
The Mysterious Mysteries of Astral Travel
Don't you find it to be a bit strange, that this universal (super awesome) gift we possess that allows us truly great freedom and self-exploration, is thought of as just bullshit hippy nonsense? Well,...
Sydnie Beaupré2 years ago
Two Accounts of Creation
People often like to question where exactly it is that they came from. There are many theories, both religious and, of course in this day and age, scientific, but human beings have been wondering abou...
F. Simon Grant2 years ago
Postal Automations
“As you may know, the Red Queen Corporation, when it bought the U.S. Postal Service, decreed all of you would be replaced by robots.” Maury Holliday, the postal supervisor, had given a similar sort of...
pionic 2 years ago
Study Shows For The First Time What Exactly Goes On In Your Brain Under Hypnosis
What’s really happening once you’re taken away by a swinging pocket watch has been quite a mystery. You might have heard about the growing clinical treatment made possible under hypnosis, like some di...
Sydnie Beaupré2 years ago
The Occult
What does the word occult even mean? Definition of occult (Merriam-Webster): Adjective oc·cult \ə-ˈkəlt, ä-; ˈä-ˌkəlt\: not revealed: secret deep subterranean occult jealousy—J. C. Powys Not easily ap...
Joshua Sky2 years ago
Where X Marks the Spot: An Interview with Steve Barnes
Steve Barnes is a writer, lecturer, personal performance coach and a killer philosopher. He has published more than 25 science fiction, fantasy and horror novels, including New York Times bestsellers....
Krow Fischer2 years ago
Calling All Earth Warriors
I had a vision once, years ago. I saw domed pods with underground connections set in barren landscapes. The sky seeped a burnt orange, not enough light for the thorny scraggly plants to flourish. The ...
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J.D. Saward2 years ago
We Are the Millennials
Story: Fictional interlude <h1> We are the Millennials. Transmission from the Millennials Council begins here: Source: <h2> Council of The Millennials Forefront Repository: Planetary Retention: Trigge...
Joshua Sky2 years ago
Interview with Trina Phillips, Chief Futurist at SciFutures
Trina Phillips is a writer, editor and one of the chief futurists at SciFutures, a company dedicated to helping companies bridge the gap between science fiction and reality, via ideation, prototyping ...
Mo Darasi2 years ago
Immortal's Tale Chapter 5
The hero supporters and the anti-hero group were fighting mercilessly until a few moments ago. Until Black Wing appeared. Everyone was watching and listening to the conversation between Inferno and Bl...
A Practical Man
John sat on the train with an apple in his pocket and wondered why the world had ended. It had been a nice world, with shiny cars and skyscrapers that gave you vertigo if you went up to the tops, but ...
Jeremy Johnson2 years ago
Luminous Beings Are We
Myths persist in our time. They evolve, take on new lexicons, new symbols—some shiny and chrome. Myths take our reality and spin wonders out of it. One glimpse through the Hubble Space telescope and o...
Jide Okonjo2 years ago
10 Crazy Nigerian Myths - Part 1
I hail from Nigeria and the magic in Nigeria is something that goes deeper than what the eyes can see...it's a kind of magic you can feel. My hope is that with my content here on Vocal, I will be able...
Religion and Psychology: Why We Believe (Or Don't)-And Why It Matters
Belief has been declining with each new generation in America. A 2012 Pew Research study found that nearly 80 percent of Americans report that they practice a religion, but around 20 percent say that ...
Lyssa Thorne2 years ago
Chonicles of Nikklosannaro
Sannaro, an orphaned Saili teenager turned ASTRISI warrior has his loyalties challenged when humans from his past, now aligned with space pirates, launch an invasion on the Kumani, the ASTRISI home ship, a nomadic space faring people who raised him. BETWEEN WORLD AND SPACE ISBN: 978-1-55404-413-9 Published: Jan 2007 By: Lyssa Thorne Double Dragon Publishing, Inc
Mickey Finn2 years ago
Devil's Advocate: Climate Change
Okay, I want to play devil’s advocate for a minute, just to pose a question that always nags at me when the Climate Change debate comes up. I am not necessarily a doubter, but I see a lot of problems ...