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Grace Palley has said All fiction is a lie but at the heart of that lie is a truth This quote directly applies to Issac Asimovs Foundation Science Fiction deals with events that did happened may have happened or have not yet happened to a certain degree Foundation has symbolic revelation of corrupt power and the quest for the truth Foundation like many science fiction novels contains symbolism which reflects the deep core of truth with all lives while outwardly representing improbable people places and things According to Grace Palleys statement it is easy to compare Foundation with todays society as well as the past Foundation mainly deals with social unrest in the far future The events places and especially characters reflect todays society on a much higher and surreal level The only difference between science fiction and the truth is technology The most amazing part of Foundation is that technology changed but the personality character and disposition of the human race did not The main characters which range from scientists warlords politicians scholars to businessmen reflect their stereotypical title precisely The powerful are the corrupt and the corrupt are the powerful In todays society that is not far fetched You can see the evils of this world with great power and authority The warlords and politicians of powerful planets are greedy and the people of Foundation are simple and helpless We can compare the people of Foundation to the people of third world countries to some extent Isaac Asimov through his invented science of psychohistory predicted that the future will be nothing more than reenactments of the past Hari Seldon the founder of psychohistory in Foundation was under the threat of the galactic supremacy for his work He was put on trial for treason against the galactic supremacy and thereafter was sent to exile along with his followers to a planet which he called the Foundation He believed that the truth lies in
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