The Retroactivist

TitleThe Retroactivist
Year for Search2017
AuthorsRagolia, Nate
Date Published2017
PublisherSpaceboy Books
Place PublishedDenver, CO
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

A technological eutopia, called the United Sociocracy of the Americas, that the protagonist finds flawed. In the future, technology has replaced all necessary work leaving everyone able to follow whatever personal passions they choose. Everyone is provided with a basic income on which it is possible to live comfortably. Sexual expression is completely free. Replicators produce material goods, including food. Robotic health checks constantly available. Much extended life-span. All religious faiths combined into the Universal Combined Church of Faiths. The protagonist comes to believe that the twentieth-century is a better time, and much of the novel is concerned with his struggles to recreate the twentieth century.

Title Note

The cover adds the subtitle “The future is yesterday”

Holding Institutions

Full Text

2017 Ragolia, Nate. The Retroactivist [the cover adds the subtitle “The future is yesterday”]. Denver, CO: Spaceboy Books.

A technological eutopia, called the United Sociocracy of the Americas, that the protagonist finds flawed. In the future, technology has replaced all necessary work leaving everyone able to follow whatever personal passions they choose. Everyone is provided with a basic income on which it is possible to live comfortably. Sexual expression is completely free. Replicators produce material goods, including food. Robotic health checks constantly available. Much extended life-span. All religious faiths combined into the Universal Combined Church of Faiths. The protagonist comes to believe that the twentieth-century is a better time, and much of the novel is concerned with his struggles to recreate the twentieth century.