The First Chinese SCI-FI Story by Lie-Zi, 4th Centry BCE

The world’s oldest Chinese sci-fi story? It’s a robot story written by the Taoist philosopher Lie Zi written in in 4th century BCE!! It goes like this: “In the year 1023, the artificer Yan Shi presented a marvelous invention before the fifth king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty, King Mu. It was a life-sized automaton.To the king’s astonished eyes, the figure walked with rapid strides, moving its head up and down, so that anyone would have taken it for a …

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