Schismatrix Plus Test | Final Test - Hard

Bruce Sterling
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the only native animal life in the orbiting Mechanist colonies?

2. How do the gasbags communicate?

3. Who has made no attempt to contact the local primitives?

4. What shows up at Landau's door?

5. What is Green Rapture?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss Lindsay's initial lack of desire for going in for treatment for aging. What is he afraid to lose? Do these fears have merit? Why or why not? What could Lindsay stand to gain?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the feuds against the Shapers. What characteristics make them so disliked? Who, specifically, doesn't like them and why? Do these presumed traits by enemies of the Shapers have merit? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

Examine the Investors way regarding business. Compare it with the way business models are done in our world. What are some of the main differences? Some similarities? Would the Investors way of doing business succeed on Earth? Why or why not?

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