Alter S. Reiss (dhole) wrote in humanculture,
Alter S. Reiss
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Mad Social Scientists.

We've all seen mad physicists with their death rays, mad biologists with their blasphemous un-natural life, and so on, but what horrors might a musicologist gone wrong inflict on an unwitting world?

It seems like an easy enough panel to put together -- get a few social scientists who can be amusing about their professions, and let them go.

Thoughts?
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We need another example.

You know what's weird? My instant response was "Have you read The Snowball Effect, which makes me think yes, it would be a good panel. Then thinking about that, I remembered the musicologist gone wrong story by Ballard in the same collection (Aldiss ed Penguin SF stories) which was some of the first SF I ever read.