The best way to renew thought is to go outside the human imagination.
Ants can live together in solidarity and forget themselves in the community. In a normative capitalist society, everyone is an egoist. In the ants' civilization, you are part of the group; you don't live for yourself alone.
Can we ever really know anyone well? Let's just say we often found ourselves in each other's company and neither of us minded.
Science fiction is my way of pushing the imagination onward. It's a way to understand how the world will look in the future.
Judaism is in all my books.