Rendezvous with Rama Topics for Discussion

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What is the purpose of leaving questions unanswered in the novel? List a few of the mysteries that are left unsolved by the author.

Discuss the attitude of the members of the different committees meeting on Earth and elsewhere to discuss Rama. Is preparing for war, as the ambassador from Mercury would rather have it, the best way to insure peace and security?

Discuss the importance of the vocabulary in the novel. List of few words made up by the author to fit the alien world of Rama. In the absence of any self-referential written or sounded words, what would be the rules for constructing a vocabulary to describe alien objects or environments?

Why did Jimmy decide to pick up the lone flower of Rama instead of filling his pockets with the valuable jewels that are littering some of the fields nearby? What would...

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