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Originally Posted by nthn View Post
"By your belief in granular singularities, you deny all movement - evolutionary or devolutionary. Belief fixes a granular universe and causes that universe to persist. Nothing can be allowed to change because that way your non-moving universe vanishes. But it moves of itself when you do not move. It evolves beyond you and is no longer accessible to you."
Indeed, Herbert is one of my favourites. He has honed to perfection the way to present philosophical ideas in entertaining fiction which is evident in pretty much all his writings, not only in Dune series.
 

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Originally Posted by juiceme View Post
Indeed, Herbert is one of my favourites. He has honed to perfection the way to present philosophical ideas in entertaining fiction which is evident in pretty much all his writings, not only in Dune series.
I find Dune is good up to the fourth (?) book; then it just goes bonkers. Period. But it's awesome up to that point. Especially the spice emperor (my memory is failing me here). Come to think about it, its the opposite of Star Wars. And seeing which destiny Disney has given to it, I definitely like the fact that there's something else out there (aka Dune et co).
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Four+ books? I'm totally behind, I've only read the one Good one it was too. The film they made out of it was a complete rubbish. Just like Space Odyssey.
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Originally Posted by pichlo View Post
Four+ books? I'm totally behind, I've only read the one Good one it was too. The film they made out of it was a complete rubbish. Just like Space Odyssey.
From Frank Herbert there is:

Dune (1965)
Dune Messiah (1969)
Children of Dune (1976)
God Emperor of Dune (1981)
Heretics of Dune (1984)
Chapterhouse: Dune

source : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dune_(franchise)

So start reading
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