humanity

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

Sydnie Beaupréa year 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 Skya year 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 Fischera year 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 ...
JS
J.D. Sawarda year 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 Skya year 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 Darasia year 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 Johnsona year 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 Okonjoa year 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 Thornea year 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 Finna year 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 ...
Ian Huytona year ago
What If Climate Change Isn't Real?
Although the vast majority of experts believe in the case for man-made climate change, the average person is much more likely to have doubts. Perhaps 95% of climate scientists believe human actions ar...
Futurism Staffa year ago
Interview with Paul Franklin, Director of 'The Escape'
What does an Academy Award winning visual effects specialist do at the culmination of 25 years of career successes and a prolific filmography? If you're the UK-born Paul J. Franklin, you set your cert...
Mo Darasia year ago
Immortal's Tale Chapter 4
Narration: Maximilian Johns lived his every day life like any other. He came home, he ate, he slept, and he went to the store. The works. After running into the gang on his way back, he arrived home c...
Riley Reesea year ago
Realistic Sci-Fi Dystopias
Sci-fi always has had an obsession with dystopian worlds. There's something about the genre that makes people ask what would happen if history took a "wrong turn," and the future turned out to be less...
GridNotAGrid
It’s a grid but not a grid. It is even in form and pulse and flow. It is light but also color and sound. There is a place between dreaming where conscious worlds intersect and it is clearly connecting...
DayKare
Chickens, Rabbits & Mind Control