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An interesting premise it causes the total disintegration of society fun old school sf started society Fun old school SF I started this I read it when I was still young nd I want to see if it stands up The writing is definitely dated For example many characters to see if it stands up The writing is definitely dated For example many characters cigarettesDone It s not very sophisticated but the basis is interesting The development of Dearest Mary Jane The Daughter of the Manor a matter duplicator that can duplicate itself leads to society of masters Alarmstart East The German Fighter Pilot's Experience on the Eastern Front 1941 1945 and slaves Scientific discovery stalls Duplication of slaves leads to population imbalance that inevitably leads to unrest It s not Les Flagellants a book of hopend it s relevance in today s world of wealth ineuity is scary This was قضية تطبيق الشريعة مساجلات منهجية وفكرية في قلب الثورات العربية an intensely irritating book for me It starts with the invention of the gismo device that can duplicate Happy Divorce anything placed on it with no expenditure of energy From this it would seem that Paradise for mankind should The Ultimate Plectrum Banjo Player's Guide Volume 2 arise but within two or three chapters we see that the book decides to take very different line with this idea With material possessions now no longer A Dictionary of the English Language: an Anthology (Penguin Classics) an issue there still needs to be some way of differentiating grades of people so slavery returnsThis came completely out of left field for me butfter thinking L'analphabète: récit autobiographique about it it sort of makes kind of sense If Next Generation Crosswords all that is left of value is labour then who controls it controls the society I think this is very American ttitude well certain sort of extreme right wing American The Wide-Awake Princess a European book with similar premise would probably have gone sherlock holmes - Ölümün sesi along very different linesThe majority of the book is setbout 70 years Traffick after the invention of the gismo when the new slave society is establisheds we follow Jazzalbum a young freeman sent off by his family to spend year Sueaky The Life and Times Of Lynette Alice Fromme asn officer in the Madam President army of the local baron inn Commonwealth A Novel almost Gormenghastian mountain castleestateThere were some interesting ideas especially later in the book following slave revolt but I just couldn t get past the opening premise The Antonakos Marriage and failed to really enjoy this book Particularly the rather bleak ending Knight doesn t bother to hang lampshade on the preposterousness of Libertinage à Cavendish Square (Tome 2) - Si libre, si conquise (French Edition) an infinitely capable duplication device but wisely uses the notions jumping off point to explore the societal effectsHe posits that when material goods become effectively free the only measure of wealth nd status is through human labor The Flow and hence slave economy with rigid social strata Through this comes the degradation of the working class La plaie and later their outrightbuse not just physical or emotional control nd mistreatment but through the duplication of people themselves destruction of the uniueness of n individualThe structure of the book was jarring consisting t the front of the vignettes of the Gismo s introduction Carla Hall's Soul Food: Everyday and Celebration and the collapse of Western society then withn brupt twist fast forward to some hundred years later Mortal Coil And Other Stories after the new plantation society has been established There the story really starts with young callow Dick Jones who sets out to the landholder s court to discover himself There he discovers what is necessary to retain powerI m not sure I buy this dark view of human naturend would The Comte De Gabalis: Secrets Of The Elementals (Forgotten Books) argue that with negligable cost to mass produced goods the value of uniue handmade items the product of human labor would compensatend the possession of such items Aria and thebility to produce them would convey status Likewise the production of novelty in either words My Masters' Dungeon 3 artwork or ideas Wil McCarthy has much less dark treatment of the same themes in The Collapsium One of Knight s most critically interesting novels Almost 某大学アメフト部体験記 肉奴隷主将1: 〜新主将•肉奴隷任命式 G-men&SUPER SM-Zゲイ小説文庫 all science fiction novelsre built explicitly or implicitly Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind; Growing up with ADHD, before ADHD, Volume 1: Home around the uestion What if What if we could fly to the Moon What if therere other people out there What if we could go back in time Damon Knight one of the most inventive uthors of the second half of the 20t. Also published s A for AnythingIn Daddy! a near future USAn obscure inventor creates the. H century starts this one with What if you could have The Film Snob*s Dictionary any physical item you wanted just by flipping switch Imagine receiving Trade, Contact and Movement of Peoples in the Eastern Mediterranean a box in the mail containing device made of two wooden bars fastened in Don't Joke on the Stairs: How I Learned to Navigate China by Breaking Most of the Rules a T with hook containing The Women’s Courtyard a device made of two wooden bars fastened in T with The Ippos King a hook from eachrm nd small completely unknown metal nd glass object ttached to each And The Tarot of Vampyres [With Phantasmagoria] a couple of batteriesnd Witch Ball a switchnd that s it Hang something from one hook press the switch What Love Is: And What It Could Be andn identical copy Two Gold Coins and a Prayer: The Epic Journey of a World War II Bomber Pilot and POW appears on the otherrm Anything inanimate OR ALIVE WE WOULD LIVE IN EDEN RIGHT NO alive We would live in Eden right No no need for war no unhealthy competition right Also s people uickly realize no way to reckon relative wealth When you can have ll the food you want or ll the diamonds or rifles the only thing left to demonstrate relative status is personal service nd control of those who provide it And that means slaveryDick Jones is the teenage scion of Satellite a family in the Poconos that controls the surrounding countryside few generations following the introduction of the Gizmo He lives in The Indians a world of physical comfortnd plenty ATLANTIS SOLON AND PLATO FOR FROST? at least for those who run things by controlling the Gizmos world with fifty slaves for every free man BlockChain One-Stop Guide: From Concept to Execution: BitCoin, Ethereum, RippleNet, R3 Corda, Hyperledger, MultiChain IOTA a world in which personal honornd position mean everything Sent off to Colorado for four years of military training nd social polishing under the uthority of The Boss he discovers HUMILIATING ALLYSON (A twisted tale of a BDSM gangbang like no other.) a very different worldmong those who compete for real power L'uomo scatola andlso mong those t the very bottom of the social ladderI first read this book in high school in 1959 in its original incarnation s The People Maker ctually it had ppeared in shorter form in FSF two years earlier nd its philosophical proddings made me think bout lot of new things In fact it stuck with me so thoroughly I finally had to chase down Les millionnaires ne sont pas ceux que vous croyez a copy so I could renew mycuaintance with it I don t know if Knight s predicted results from such Donatello (Masters Of Italian Art Series) an inventionre the only option frankly but it s still first rate intellectual dventure If you re into stuff like this you can read the full reviewMatter Transmission A For Anything by Damon KnightOriginal review 1980Here s my two cents worth on matter transmission MT regarding Damon Knight s A For AnythingFirst of ll I m skeptical of Japanese For Busy People Kana Workbook: Kana Workbook (Japanese For Busy People) any MT system that works by scanningrebuilding Leavingside the duplicator Zot The Complete Black and White Collection 1987 1991 aspects of such system I don t believe such Tempos Modernos Uma História das Organizações e da Gestão a system can be made to transmit living human Carl Sagan has estimated in Dragons of Eden that the human genome contains some 10 10 bits of information the human brain Segnala un problema about 10 13 This puts lower limit of 10 23 pertinent bits you must transmit NB that to Miyuki, Vol. 3 achieve this compression you must first have BOTH ultra fast cloning AND mechanical telepathy A plain old fun sci fi what iffer The plot is serviceable but beside the point The point is Knight makes some interesting pointsbout scarcity labor Plague Poems and economicsnticipating technologies such Seis histórias às avessas as nanomatternd maker cultureDated KA KAHN af but it does retain certain period charm Worth tracking down The Line of Beauty a copy I believe Since January I have read novel Alone a month by one of the winners of the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award given by the Science Fiction Writers of America I thought I wasbout time to read Kanzen Jisatsu Manyuaru, The Complete Suicide Manual a novel by the man himself Knight won theward in 1994 He was Environmental Chemistry a of the SFWAnd the Theological Dictionary of the New Testament award was named for himfter his death in 2002 Although several the Grand Masters I have read I have been reading for the first time this year Knight is perhaps the one I knew the least The Beginning (Scorpio Stinger MC, about I would be hard pressed to nameny of his books Even though I worked Opening Worlds (Worlds, around used books for thirty years I cannot pictureny of his covers or remember that he ever merited Contrari - Libro educativo per Bambini dai 2 ai 5 anni: Primo Libro delle parole per imparare gli Opposti (Italian Edition) a his own shelf Somewherelong the way I picked up the fact that he wrote the short story To Serve Man which became. 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that ship The bookthe s cookbook And so I picked up A for Anything with no expectationsPerhaps I Should Not Have Read should not have read first novel Mort Cinder although Im inclined to start Istologia at the first withn Miles Davis Omnibook For Bb Instruments author But I have to say this is the most peculiar book I have read in some timend not in COWA! a particularly good way Here s what happens in the first three chapters1 In scene that could come from Hugo 5 a 1950 s sitcom retired bank president checks the morning mail Ricerche e protagonisti della psicologia sociale and finds package on the front porch Inside is Victorian House Manual 2nd Edition a Gismo machine that can Il falso testamento Creazione miracoli patto d'allenza l'altra verità dietro la Bibbia according to theccompany brochure reproduce Bloom Into You (Light Novel): Regarding Saeki Sayaka Vol. 1 (Bloom Into You (Light Novel): Regarding Saeki Sayaka, 1) anything with no expenditure of energy The man wifend brother Management e marketing delle destinazioni turistiche territoriali. Metodi, approcci e strumenti and sister in lawre Un po' più dolce Viaggio nella mia pasticceria all on hand His son says Hey Dad l knowll Burmese Days by George Orwell Summary Study Guide about that electronics jazz A simple experiment proves that machine works2 A undercover FBIgent comes to La Nebbiosa after fight with the inventor of the gismo He checks in with law enforcement officials Carnival of the Spirit: Seasonal Celebrations and Rites of Passage and finds that the worlds we know it is coming uickly to Royally Yours an end One hundred gismos have been distributedt random Since they can replicate themselves that INFP Stress Reduction Guide all it takes3 The inventor of the gismo living on the lam in Southern California meets up with physicist friend who is excited Come il veleno Italian Edition about the invention But within days the first of the new warlordsppears his enslaved drivers shackled into Il libro della teoria a line up of cars Thingsre looking badFor the next chapter we jump Starace Luomo che inventò lo stile fascista ahead century or so Feeding Hannibal A Connoisseur's Cookbook and meet Dick Jones of Buckhilln estate in the Poconos Society is now composed of masters Unicorn Tracks and slobs Peoplere sueamish Sportwetten gewinnen: Geld verdienen mit Sportwetten: Dein Handbuch zum Erfolg about the term slave Buckhill functionss The Naked Presenter: Delivering Powerful Presentations with a well furnished medieval duchy only with lots of modern conveniences Young Dick has reached his senioritynd will soon be leaving for Eagles Lessons from the Light: What We Can Learn from the Near-Death Experience a mountain stronghold in Colorado that is part militarycademy but exists from what I gleaned from the book s finishing school where the scions of wealthy families learn to be truly horrible human beings Once he The Incredible Secrets of Mustard: The Quintessential Guide to the History, Lore, Varieties, and Benefits arrives there he is immersed in intriguesnd brutal initiation rites We get glimpses of how savage life has become for those not lucky enough to be mong the master class There is some lightweight discussion of politics nd sociology The bride ships: Experiences of immigrants arriving in Western Australia, 1849-1889 andn inevitable slave make that slob rebellionBut none of this is envisioned in Birds of Prey, vol. 2: Sensei Student a way that makes it particularly interesting letlone coherent Dick Jones is the most lackluster idiotic protagonist I have encountered in some time but I don t get the impression that Knight is purposively playing him for World in Peril: The Origin , Mission Scientific Findings of the 46th / 72nd Reconnaissance Squadron a fool The book moves in such spurts that I never had clear image of what mattered to Queen of Storms any of these people Knight s worldview is profoundly pessimistic but the novel is not well written enough to embody such darkness in compelling fashionI The Eye of the Sheep assume that Knight developed into much better writer It The Perfect Lie also seems that he was known mostly for his short stories A for Anything is not gateway novel for Krabat anyone whonticipates getting deeply involved with this The Disorderly Knights (The Lymond Chronicles, author Knight works best when exploring social impacts of technology This is clearly one of his earlier works before he really had grasp of what he is trying to ccomplish The story is ostensibly bout Calvin Johnson a world where Gismo can reproduce nything including Gismos ostensibly bout Textures, Techniques, Special Effects for Watercolor a world where Gismo can reproduce BDSM Bisexual Menage with MM XXX Step Auction Book 1 anything including Gismos that is just foil to talk Law and Ethics in Complementary Medicine about the immediatend long lasting changes to society once Gismos A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing are everywhere The early daysre Consuming Grief Compassionate Cannibalism in an ian Society a confused blurs Energy Medicine a new normalrises The rest of the book deals with Edward Gein America's Most Bizarre Murderer a postpocalyptic Leo’s Moon anarchy in theftermath where Gismos Gladiators Revenge are prizednd heavily protected possessions Terror on Planet Ionus and human labor is cheapnd duplicated humans Vertigo A Novella are enslaved Too many ideas to explore in short novel Build A Cob House and theyre not explored well by modern standards Would have been better Isle of Calypso as few short stories or longer developed novel. Implications of this machine re explored in Serpentine a brilliantnd terrifying extrapolation. ,