Humanity Is Silly, Helpless and Presumably Value Saving

Lem’s characters usually really feel dwarfed by the universe’s immensities. On this new assortment, they could discover themselves engulfed by alien programs, or enter into symbiosis with a supercomputer. However after they aren’t feeling overwhelmed, they are often fairly overwhelming themselves — as in “The Journal,” a narrative narrated within the first-person plural by a