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I am reminded...ofthe wayinwhichHeinleinhasalways managed to indicate the greater strangeness of a culture with the most casually dropped in reference: the .rst time in a novel, I believe it was in Beyond This Horizon, that a character came through a door that...dilated.Andnodiscussion. Just: ‘‘The door dilated.’’ I read across it, and was two lines down before I realized what the image had been that the words had urged forth. A dilating door. It didn’t open, it irised! Dear God, how I knew I was in a future world. - Harlan Ellison, ‘‘A Voice from the Styx’’ (1968)