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what is the meaning of sci-fi?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    As others have given you a dictionary meaning here is my view of the meaning behind sci-fi (which is how I read your question).

    Science Fiction answers a need in the human psych. It allows people to dream about the future in a fun, yet practical way. While writers in this field have been given a bad rap since the beginning (just like comic writers) they have managed to inspire people into creating something new (a survey a few years back showed that 90% of NASA read Sci-Fi as children.) Science Fiction has also "allowed" the general public to be more accepting of new innovations. For example when cell phones were a new invention a lot of jokes about Captain Kirk were running around.

    A lot of people have written on this subject. You will do well to read up on it.

    Source(s): The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World by Thomas M. Disch,
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  • 3 years ago

    Sci Fi Meaning

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  • 4 years ago

    Sci Fi Definition

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  • 1 decade ago

    it is a short for science fiction which is a genre of fiction that usually involves predictions on the future based on the current technology. For example: star wars is a sci-fi film.

    Source(s): wikipedia
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  • CrysV
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    1 decade ago

    Science fiction.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Science Fiction, not to be confused with fantasy :) Science fiction has some "scietific" element in it, such as space, or time travel, or something else like that. Fantasy is a magical element like the Harry Potter books.

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  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    RE:

    what is the meaning of sci-fi?

    I'm in a class room :P

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  • 1 decade ago

    science fiction

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  • 1 decade ago

    science fiction

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    science fiction

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