From Extra Credits.
A Canticle for Leibowitz is a book about cycles and violence–about the cost of progress. But it is also about the persistence of humanity’s quest for knowledge and endless resilience. Unlike other post-apocalyptic fiction tropes, it is focused on the lives and goings of everyday people, rather than on the setting itself, and is a critical work to study if you want to understand the post-apocalyptic genre better.
Join us for Extra Sci Fi on Tuesdays! http://bit.ly/SubToEC
Get the Extra Sci Fi Reading List! http://bit.ly/ESF_List
Learn all about our shows at http://becauselearningmatters.com
Thanks for participating in this week’s discussion! We want you to be aware of our community posting guidelines so that we can have high-quality conversations: https://goo.gl/HkzwQh
Contribute community subtitles to Extra Sci Fi: http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UCCODtTcd5M1JavPCOr_Uydg&tab=2
Would you like James Portnow to speak at your school or organization? https://james-portnow.com/
♪ Music: “Hypothetical” by Surasshu