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    Hello from Dallas

    Postby c.reed1432 » 24 Jun 2011 10:39

    Hi Everyone,
    I'm Chris. I'm a huge fan of the original books of Dune. I think there is so much profound wisdom in them.

    Favorite book is probably GEOD (not most people's I know) second fave is Chapterhouse Dune.

    Favorite quote: “Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty" - If you always look for the easy way, you don't grow near as much as if you plunge fully into learning. Once you create a habit of learning, freedom is the result.

    I also love how political patterns talked about in the books mirror what's happening in the US today, and how Frank Herbert gives us insight into people's behavior in the books that absolutely rings true in real life.

    Glad to be on this forum.. I never have a chance to discuss these books.
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    Re: Hello from Dallas

    Postby Serkanner » 24 Jun 2011 11:03

    Welcome Home!
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    Re: Hello from Dallas

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    Re: Hello from Dallas

    Postby Ampoliros » 24 Jun 2011 17:01

    welcome welcome!
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    Re: Hello from Dallas

    Postby lotek » 24 Jun 2011 17:08

    welcome !
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    Re: Hello from Dallas

    Postby D Pope » 24 Jun 2011 21:07

    Good Day!
    You've picked a quote that lives on my list of favorites, I look forward to discussing the books with you!
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    Re: Hello from Dallas

    Postby SandChigger » 25 Jun 2011 09:43

    Achlan wasachlan bik fi-sietchina! (Welcome, twice welcome to our sietch!) :D
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    Re: Hello from Dallas

    Postby SandRider » 25 Jun 2011 13:42

    Welcome. Your Water is Ours.

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    Re: Hello from Dallas

    Postby DuneFishUK » 25 Jun 2011 13:54

    Welcome! No shame in liking GEOD :)
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    Re: Hello from Dallas

    Postby trang » 26 Jun 2011 12:25

    Well Met and Welcome! GEOD is my favorite as well:) Free your mind, discuss away!
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