Nightfall Topics for Discussion

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1. Is it really necessary for Asimov and Silverberg to tell their readers that it is okay to imagine that the people of Kalgash are different from human beings?

2. Why is it that some people love science fiction like Nightfall, while others say that they just don't get it?

3. Theremon eventually joins the Apostles of Flame. Is he selling out his ideals and responsibilities? Is he selling out his friends?

4. Is religion portrayed fairly in Nightfall?

5. What would happen on Earth if a cataclysm similar to that in Nightfall were to occur?

6. Is the ending of Nightfall positive or negative? Is it a good ending?

7. What if we learned from archaeologists that human civilization has risen and collapsed on a regular basis for thousands of years? This would go counter to what modern scientists hold to be true, just as the discovery by archaeologists in...

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