Topic: How I Get The Punk In Steampunk

Since some time, they are some kind of canadian native outbreak with hunger strikes and watnot. It make me realised than we still have a very colonialist mentality here in the americas. And than make me realised too the true importance of steampunk. Anticipation Sci-Fi often give warning about the risk of our scientific endeavour. Steampunk do the same thing with our treatment of our fellow human being. We are more technologically advanced, but we still have a behavior very like of the one of the victorians, and here lie the danger the steampunk should warn us.

''What's more important, the data or the jazz? Sure, sure, 'Information should be free' and all that- but anyone can set information free. The jazz is in how you do it, what you do it to, and in almost getting caught without getting caught. The data is 1's and 0's. Life is the jazz. ''
Datatech Sinder Roze, Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
-Arthur C Clarke