The Question and Answer section for Ishmael is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
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"You must change people's minds. And you can't just root out a harmful...
...... to return to the way we used to live before we destroy the world beyond repair.
Consider the airman and aircraft of civilization metaphors. What has blinded the airman? What evidence suggests that the civilization built by Takers is not working? What evidence do Takers point to that suggests it is working? From what laws does Ishmael
To explain how Takers fallaciously believe themselves exempt from natural laws, Ishmael compares Taker civilization to the first flying machines. An airman testing one of those early machines might take off on it from a cliff and believe that he...