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Antoine de Saint Exupery suggests both that the tools of industrial progress are a benefit to society and help it commune better with nature and that industrial culture is drowning the creativity of the people who work to make it possible. Discuss the responsibility of a society to see to it that it can function without sacrificing great minds and creativity.

Do you think Antoine's assessment that the men in the desert sought so aggressively after the afterlife because their life on earth was such a struggle is accurate? Discuss their conclusion that the God of the French is a much more generous God that that of the Bedouin.

What do you see as the main differences in eras and cultures that make the writing of Antoine de Saint Exupery, his combination of prose and poetry, so different from non-fiction writers today? Do you...

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