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The Forever War Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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The Forever War was first published and distributed in 1974. How do you think the technology in the book would have been different had the book been written in 2007? What, if any, technologies described by Haldeman actually exist in modern society?

At the end of the book, the world seems to be a Utopian paradise with a cure for every possible ailment or condition. Do you agree that this would be a perfect world? Why or why not? What are the benefits and challenges that might arise from these circumstances?

Why do you think that there is not a single mention of any form of communication between soldiers and their family and/or friends on Earth? What do you think this says about the military's perspective on relationships?

Haldeman makes it clear that all military personnel have highly active sex lives and are very promiscuous. Is this a...

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