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Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons – [1] The Mechanics of Wonder: The Creation of the Idea of Science Fiction by Gary Westfahl, Liverpool University Press, 1999, page 135. Danny sees alarming visions of the hotel's past using a psychic ability known as "The Shining." This class is intended as a discussion of 21st century social and scientific philosophy through science fiction.

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