“The Toynbee Convector”

Title“The Toynbee Convector”
Year for Search1984
AuthorsBradbury, Ray[mond Douglas](1920-2012)
Tertiary AuthorsBradbury, Ray
Secondary TitlePlayboy
Pagination152-54, 158, 230, 232
Date PublishedJanuary 1984
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

In a U.S. with all the problems of inequality, international political conflicts, a damaged environment, and so forth, a man fakes a trip to the future and his return when he announces that the human race has solved all its problems, thus giving people the will to actually do so.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in his The Toynbee Convector. Stories (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988), 3-15. Rpt. (New York: Bantam Books, 1989), 1-11

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Author Note

(1920-2012)

Full Text

1984 Bradbury, Ray[mond Douglas] (1920-2012). “The Toynbee Convector.” Playboy (January 1984): 152-54, 158, 230, 232. Rpt. in his The Toynbee Convector. Stories (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988), 3-15. Rpt. (New York: Bantam Books, 1989), 1-11. PSt

In a U.S. with all the problems of inequality, international political conflicts, a damaged environment, and so forth, a man fakes a trip to the future and his return when he announces that the human race has solved all its problems, thus giving people the will to actually do so.