Tuesday, January 8, 2019

It's Alive

At the heart of much speculative fiction (and fiction in general) is a question. What if? On Tuesdays I like to throw one out there and see what you make of it. Do with it as you please. If a for-instance is not specified, feel free to interpret that instance as you wish. And if you find this becomes a novel-length answer, I'd appreciate a thank you in the acknowledgements.😉

What if inanimate objects were alive in another dimension? (What if we're the inanimate objects there?)


  1. My guitar would probably tell me 'Dude - learn how to play!'

  2. I'm not entirely convinced we're not the inanimate objects.

  3. I can just imagine what the mirror must be saying when i first look at myself in the mirror in the morning especially when I floss

  4. My computer has already punished me enough. I dread to think what it does to me in that other directions.

  5. I tend to name inanimate objects I like. Talk to them, too. But the idea of me being an inanimate object, well, I hope I have an owner like me.

  6. Interesting thought. I'm not sure I would relish the thought of being inanimate.


  7. happy new year.
    hope everything goes well with you and family

  8. That would be very strange, and I think Frank Herbert did something like that in...The Dosadai Experiment. There were chair dogs and once you sat down they conformed to your body. Kinda creepy.

  9. What a riot it would be, with so many things alive around me!

    1. We've got to wonder what they're thinking ;)


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