The Big Empty: Dialogues on Politics, Sex, God, Boxing, Morality, Myth, Poker, and Bad Conscience in America Topics for Discussion

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What were Norman Mailer's views on George W. Bush as a person and as a president?

What was Norman Mailer's theories on living in "hypothesis" and living on "myth"?

In Norman Mailer's opinion, what were the positive outcomes of a Kerry presidency? What were the negative possibilities? In what way did he view Bush and Kerry to be alike?

What did Norman Mailer think of Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11"? What approach did Moore take at the beginning of the documentary that Mailer said had failed in the past? What was his point of reference?

According to Norman Mailer, what are the real purposes of protest? What impact do they actually have on politics? What misconception do many protestors have? What kind of leader is needed to make a protest successful?

What were the theories, according to Norman Mailer, that led America into the Iraq War...

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