"Most utopias are terribly boring. Why? Because nothing naughty happens in a utopia. And science fiction is always full of naughty things happening. You may think science fiction writers are for technology - and I think from the top of our heads, we're for technology - but underneath that, we fear it. So things are always going wrong in science fiction novels"
Brian Aldiss, interviewed for this cool BBC 2 report on a 1979 science fiction convention in Brighton, for the series Time Out of Mind.