“The Last Question,” by Isaac Asimov (podcast)
If you read just one thing on this site, I’d suggest this story.
Not porn, despite the title. Wide-ranging exploration of the future of humanity and technology.
Waves of far-future transhuman exploration, interwoven with echoes of our oldest myths
“The Bodhisattvas,” by Gord Sellar
Buddhists… in spaaaaace!