Children of the Mind Topics for Discussion

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The descoladores represent an enormous threat to humankind. To what extent are human beings obliged to find a peaceful means of eliminating the descolada as a threat? Under what conditions would you support launching an M.D. Device against their home planet?

Peter suggests that humans are the only species that have ever been responsible for attempting to eradicate another species entirely. However, he also states that he feels in 3000 years, humankind seems to have learned some important lessons and is not doing too badly. Use contemporary examples to justify whether you think that as human beings we are showing any improvement as a species.

Miro experiences a moment of doubt while contemplating his upcoming marriage with Jane. Given the vastness of both her awareness and intellect, he can only ever hope to be a small part of her life and experience. Explain whether you think a...

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