Starship Troopers

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Science FictionLarge Print EditionStarship Troopers is a classic novel by one of science fictions greatest writers of all time and is now a Tri-Star movie. In one of Heinleins most controversial bestsellers, a recruit of the future goes through the t ...Continua
Ha scritto il 01/09/13
這本書後來又被翻拍成電影「星際戰將」,但和書內容主旨差很多,也因為如此,這本書反而讓我又驚又喜,除了內容的深度,文字的幽默感也十足,我愛。 摘錄:「它幾乎什麼都能做,除了替你撓癢癢之外。如果我能找到一套能撓我後背的動力服,我會娶它的。」
Ha scritto il 12/11/07
Political essay
This book was very interesting, and the fact that it bears no resemblance whatsoever to the horrible movie with the same name is definitely a strong point in its favour. True science fiction.
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Ha scritto il 24/09/07
I've read it I don't know how many times (7 or 8 I believe) and it gets better every single time.
  • 1 mi piace
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Ha scritto il Jan 30, 2010, 14:21
Since sovereign franchise is the ultimate in human authority, we insure that all who wield it accept the ultimate in social responsibility - we require each person who wishes to exert control over the state to wage his life - and lose it, if need be ...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jan 30, 2010, 14:12
Authority and responsability must be equal. To permit irresponsible authority is to sow disaster; [...] The unlimited democracies were unstable because their citizens were not responsible for the fashion in which they exerted their sovereing authori ...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jan 30, 2010, 14:01
Under our system every voter and officeholder is a man who demonstrated through voluntary and difficult service that he places the welfare of the group ahead of personal advantage.
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Ha scritto il Jan 30, 2010, 13:39
All wars arise from population pressure.
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Ha scritto il Jan 30, 2010, 13:27
Man has no moral instinct. We acquire a moral sense, when we do, through training, experience, and hard sweat of mind.

[...] what is 'moral sense'? It is an elaboration of the instinct to survive.

A scientificaly
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