"The very ordinariness of human life seemed a kind of original sin, the sin of not being extraordinary enough to recognize and resist evil."
SF's big weakness: worlds without much in the way of people.
On the "relevance" question in fiction, especially SF.
Fallada's story of an alcoholic in decline during Germany's own rough years still has magnetism.
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