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Prelude to Foundation Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Name three analogies Hari Seldon offers to show how impossible it is to make psychohistory practical. Select the one you consider most convincing and explicate it.

How early in the novel do you suspect Eto Demerzel and Chetter Hummin are one? What gives it away?

How early in the novel do you suspect Dors Venabili is a robot? What gives it away?

What is meant by "project chauvinism" in Hari Seldon's discussion with Lisung Randa?

How does agoraphobia figure in the novel?

How does the planet Derowd figure in the novel?

What effects does living a while in Mycogen have on Seldon and Venabili after they move on?

What is Mother Rittah's contribution to the novel?

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