One of the things I keep coming back to in my writing is that society doesn't work on this mirror principle you don't have an exact replica on the left of what you have on the right. It just doesn't work that way.
Science almost from its beginnings has been truly international in character. National prejudices disappear completely in the scientist's search for truth.
The scientist is motivated primarily by curiosity and a desire for truth.
Whenever you deal with science fiction you are setting up a world of rules. I...