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by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 49 comments on Thu Oct 22, 2009 at 12:58 PM PDT with 70 Recommends
That is a quote from Dune and a truism that seems to be the order of the day for so many things. There is a segment of our society that seems hellbent on denying all reality and that life has ...
by Texdude50
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 07:41 AM PST with 48 Recommends
Little deaths ... The first time I recall the concept of 'little death' was in Frank Herbert's book, Dune. He had this marvelous convention of beginning his chapters with a pithy quotation. This ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 72 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2014 at 07:00 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
Governments, if they endure, always tend increasingly toward aristocratic forms. No government in history has been known to evade this pattern. And as the aristocracy develops, government tends more ...
by Texdude50
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Jun 19, 2012 at 04:40 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct. This every sister of the Bene Gesserit knows. To begin your study of the life of Muad'Dib, then, take care ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 135 comments on Sun Mar 27, 2011 at 06:31 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
I am a huge fan of Dune . I read it for the first time when I was 12. My sig line is a Dune quote. It had a profound impact on me. I've always loved politics and here was a book drenched in ...
by Texdude50
Comment Count 67 comments on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 07:59 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 In our last reading, the Harkonnens ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Apr 17, 2011 at 06:35 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Stop me if any of this sounds familiar: Rich, evil, tyrannical rat-bastards appear to have been forced into ceding control of the most economically important office in all of civilization to a much ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Jul 31, 2012 at 06:31 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Part 1 Part 2 As Last we saw, the Atreides began settling in on Arrakis and dealing with the various surprises and deathtraps the Harkonnens have left behind for them; and we got our first close-up ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Apr 10, 2011 at 06:30 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Part 1 Part 2 Part ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Apr 24, 2011 at 06:30 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
I was standing in line at Universal Studios back in 1984 and I saw a trailer for a movie. It was odd and striking. The name was Dune. I soon discovered that the movie was from a book by the same ...
by Texdude50
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri Aug 17, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We're a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we're not too hungover   we've been bailed out we're not too exhausted from last night's (
by angel d
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Jun 01, 2014 at 07:35 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Part 1 Part 2 Part ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun May 22, 2011 at 06:40 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Part 1 Part 2 Part ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun May 29, 2011 at 06:30 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Part 1 In the first few chapters, we met Paul Atreides, his family, and some of their closest circle, as they prepared to leave their home on Caladan for the desert world Arrakis. His father, Duke ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Apr 03, 2011 at 06:30 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Part 1 Part 2 Part ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun May 15, 2011 at 06:30 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Part 1 Part 2 Part ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun May 01, 2011 at 06:37 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Sometime in my teenage years, I picked up the novel Dune by Frank Herbert. For those not familiar with it, here is a short Wikipedia ...
by gougef
Comment Count 49 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2008 at 04:45 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Crossposted from Left Toon Lane , Bilerico Project & My Left ...
by StormBear
Comment Count 47 comments on Fri Dec 14, 2007 at 07:21 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Lots of us are wondering what the heck is up with Egypt. Ever since the momentous peace agreement at Camp David, with President Carter flashing that famous grin while Sadat and Begin shook hands ...
by TimetoGovern
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Jan 30, 2011 at 04:52 PM PST with 13 Recommends