I read it off and on as I had the attention to give it, and since my reading time is usually at the end of the day, I didn't always have the brain power remaining to give it its proper due, so I read easier things instead. The final sections, on mandalas, captured my attention and sped me, relatively speaking, through the last hundred pages or so. I'm sure I'll be processing the This book took me considerable time to get through, in spite of the fact that I'd read parts of it before, elsewhere.
I'm sure I'll be processing the contents of this book internally for a long time. As usual I penciled some things, and I plan to go back through what I penciled and perhaps add to this review later. I want to ensure that I'm not dicing and slicing ideas by quoting or paraphrasing out of context. So many of the ideas presented require extensive explanation, they don't lend well to pithy little quotes or statements. If what I've said above makes you think, "Oh, I don't want to read that. It's too difficult a book," let me add that I will read this book again.
In fact, just in glancing through portions I penciled around in the introductory pages I realize how much I'll get from a second reading. This book as a whole brings home to the reader the fact that the unconscious isn't just something that might be good to be aware of, but that we ignore it to our detriment.
Oct 29, Sammy Sutton rated it really liked it. What can one say about Carl Jung? We are only beginning to really understand the complexity of the man and his theories. He is certainly making more sense to me as the years progress. This book delves into the Archetypes, and collective conscious science is now proving exists. This book defines the Shadow, which lurks among Jungs self and work. Okay, so if you like Jung, you will like this. I'm not going into great detail about the book itself because if you want detail, Carl's your man.
What is funny to me is that I'd started into this book a couple times and just knew I didn't have the attention span for it at the time. Then I picked it up again about a month or two ago and started devouring it. It got a little slow towards the end and I finally gave up on the last pages or so about mandalas, but other than that it is great.
A co Okay, so if you like Jung, you will like this. A co-worker saw me reading it and told me "I feel that is twisting your mind. I'm someone who tends to think in images and symbols maybe a little more than most and our culture especially manipulates images and symbols to achieve desired results namely selling you crap you don't really want or need. Jung uses folk tales from different cultures that could not have really had the level of communication one would need to have such similar archetypes implanted consciously into these stories to make his case for a collective unconscious, and I think he does an excellent job.
A fundamental book, how else could I name it? You find descriptions of the three main, inescapable archetypes underlying Jung's entire philosophy, i. The Child is, of course, the artist: a figure that goes back to the beginning of time and, at the same time, looks ahead at the future of humankind by conjuring up unheard-of solutions in times of crisis. It goes without saying that artists, writers, painters, w A fundamental book, how else could I name it? It goes without saying that artists, writers, painters, web designers etc should treasure this volume as it encompasses nearly all the questions troubling you as a creative force: what is art for?
What's the role of the artist? Who should I create for? Later, through Christ, God brought an even more expanded consciousness into the world. Jung points out that things must be perceived in order to be experienced. This is very distinct from mere instinctual living. Every advance along the path of conscious realization adds to the world, as we know it. Jung paints an image of the consciousness as springing forth like an infant from the unconsciousness, which constantly threatens to swallow it up again. Like a child, the consciousness cannot grow without separating from its unconscious origins.
Thus, the consciousness grows out of and away from the unconsciousness, which it comes to see as evil. There is then, a polarity between consciousness and unconsciousness. Our conscious intentions are continually disturbed and thwarted by unconscious intrusions, contradictory impulses, and inhibitions. And conversely, the enlargement of the consciousness continues to occur as new and vital contents find their way into our perception.
This is the Logos , which continues to extricate itself from the primal darkness and the animality of unconsciousness. Jung sees the role of the consciousness as a controller for the unconsciousness and asserts that pathological problems emerge when such control is lost. Jung suggests that the consciousness was absurdly small in primitive man, but has expanded over time. Over history, we see that Reason the Logos, Righteousness has become active in the world, residing in the psyche of mankind.
Heralded by Jesus, the Logos has arrived into the world and grows within our active consciousness. It seeks to overcome and replace the blinder instinctive demands of unconsciousness. We must choose to dwell within Reason, amidst that which causes us to flourish, standing apart from primitive animality.
Things that subvert or weaken the consciousness, such as substance abuse, meditation to blank out the mind, hypnosis, etc. The Personal Unconscious Jung suggests that the personal unconscious is made up essentially of contents which have at one time been conscious but which have disappeared from consciousness through having been forgotten or repressed. Because such weaknesses are repressed into the unconscious, the consciousness can believe itself to be its own master.
Conflict tends to result when the consciousness chooses to recognize the unconsciousness. This confrontation is sufficient enough to frighten most people away from venturing too far into the unconscious realm. Conversely, for those who are able to look at this part of themselves, there open possibilities for spiritual growth and for transcending into someone that is more in accord with reality. Jung recognizes that we have moved out of this time but we still harbor pre-existent thinking. We are still ascending out of unreasoned, instinctual living.
Jung points out that we are obliged to convert physical events into psychic processes as soon as we want to say anything about knowledge. This translates physical events into psychic events. Thus, communicative and transmittable bits of nonphysical consciousness are being accumulated, which coalesce into what Jung calls the collective unconsciousness. We explain by heredity certain talents which can be traced back through entire generations.
We similarly explain unlearned, yet complicated, instinctive actions in animals. No man is born totally new, but contains unconsciously a psychic structure developed by his ancestors over time. Thus, consciousness grows out of an unconscious psyche which is older than it. Because of their primitive, uncivilized origins for lust, power and dominance, most of us would typically refer to these archetypes as demons.
Archetypes The label that Jung gives to the demons from the unconsciousness is very misleading. In fact, Jung admits that they can cause a devastating change of personality, generally in the form of megalomania or its opposite. When a situation occurs which corresponds to a given archetype, that archetype becomes activated and a compulsiveness appears, which, like an instinctual drive, gains its way against all reason and will. The archetypes are found in every individual and their effect is always stronger where consciousness is weakest and most restricted.
If there is already a predisposition to psychosis, it may even happen that the archetypal figures will escape from conscious control altogether and become completely independent, thus producing the phenomena of possession. Fears, moods, obsessions, plans, and hopes come to us, often with no visible causation.
Meet Jungs Archetypes Jung has very limited success in describing the various entities that he, as a psychiatrist, has observed deep within peoples unconsciousness. The Shadow consists essentially of the suppressed self. When we encounter the shadow, we discover with terror certain unseen factors about ourselves. Getting past the Shadow getting to know the suppressed self is a narrow door, beyond which, Jung contends, even scarier entities await.
The Shadow personifies the inferior character traits that the subject refuses to acknowledge about himself. The Anima : - The Anima emerges in males and bears feminine traits. It manifests as a mischievous, shape-shifting feminine being with numerous transformations and disguises. The Animus : - The Animus emerges in females and bears masculine traits. Because the mother is the precondition of every child, she symbolizes the unconsciousness from which the consciousness must detach itself. Thus, the consciousness ultimately begins to enter into opposition to her.
The Trickster - The trickster deploys malicious pranks and exhibits powers as a shape-shifter, often appearing as half animal. Those possessed by The Trickster are very unpredictable and often play malicious jokes on other people only to ultimately fall victim to vengeance.
Jung describes the Trickster as possessing a psyche that has hardly left the animal level. Jung identifies these archetypes as the causes of neurotic and psychotic disorders. Certainly, humanity is abysmally unconscious of the demonism that clings to it.
Such demons have reality only to the extent that they can affect the conscious mind, either by luring the conscious into being their accomplice or by subjugating the consciousness by fear. Jung sees the task of psychotherapy as dissolving the projections of the archetypes in order to restore the authority of the consciousness. One is to disbelieve in their existence. The other is to believe, and to feel an excessive and unhealthy interest in them. They themselves are equally pleased by both errors and hail a materialist or a magician with the same delight. However, Jung repeatedly warns of the dangers involved in this process, which are manifested in neurosis, psychosis, and schizophrenia, all of which Jung sees as situations whereby the unconsciousness has overthrown the consciousness to some degree.
But Jung also sees the necessity for descending into the dark depths of the unconsciousness as a prerequisite for growth. Jung says that the cautious man who avoids the danger lurking in the unconscious depths throws away the opportunity to change into something more complete. Clearly Jung does not mean that one should emulate the archetypes of the unconsciousness. Instead one must subject the unconsciousness to the consciousness of the Logos, which is that will to righteousness that bears against our wanton and unruly animalistic instincts.
When we do this we choose to favor something much grander, which is attained through the sacrifice of instinctual urges. However, the price that we pay for uplifting the Logos is to be set upon by the unconscious animals.
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Jung cites the crucifixion as an example of the sort of punishment awaiting one brave enough to venture like a Prometheus into the orbit of the unconscious masses. And yet, the conscious person has come to understand that the Logos is a special gift for mankind, present in us by shear grace, and capable of successfully combating the vilest of creatures that may still linger in the unconsciousness or elsewhere. Thus, the whole process of life is about nurturing the consciousness, growing it, and getting it to stand firm against the assailants from the unconsciousness that manifest in the form of urges, instincts, and drives; not necessarily to eliminate these urges all together, but clearly to domesticate them under the firm control of the consciousness.
Yet, even after defeating the archetypes, there remain three constructs of consciousness that work against our journey into individuation: ego, myth, and dogma. Ego Jung identifies the ego, not as an archetype, but as a segment of the consciousness. The ego is sort of like the consciousness trying to form its own entity to contradict the Logos. Jung warns of great psychic dangers connected with the domination of the ego-consciousness.
The ego consists of all the things we preserve in consciousness that we admire about ourselves. The ego is resisted and defeated in the same way the archetypes are defeated: by following the Logos. Myth Our conscious minds require explanations for what we do not know or understand.
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The archetypes from our unconsciousness are all too quick to offer us explanations when we are confounded. Myths are like primitive scientific hypothesis. Essentially, all of our explanations are myths because our conscious perception is so infantile. If we discover something strange and unexplainable, we make up a story, a projection, a hypothesis to explain it. For example, if a strange object drops from the sky, we must immediately hypothesize about its nature and origin. It is the same with any unexplainable event. Our minds require that we speculate and we most often do so by telling stories, which can eventually become belief systems.
Everything that man should be but yet cannot be lives as mythology. Because we cannot, our consciousness is afflicted by an inexorable quest that is only appeased by myth, by hypothesizing stories about how it was done by a certain hero human. It is in much the same way that we hypothesize in science. Until we solve the dilemma, the hypothesis stands as adapted myth, as a salve upon the festering quest yet to be resolved, healed, and closed. What man says but cannot do is but myth. To become real it must become manifest in his actions. The danger for us is getting trapped within the mythology, failing to look beyond it, or snuggling into the comfort it provides as an excuse for not finding the next solution.
Mythological stories are and should be adjusted as our knowledge grows. Just as Galileo should have been praised, instead of excommunicated, for illuminating the truth of a heliocentric solar system, so we must alter our explanations when necessary, as we attain more and more scientific knowledge. Dogma Others become content with simple moral conduct; that is to say, with adherence to the law. For such ones, behavior prescribed by rule becomes a substitute for spiritual transformation.
Rituals become accepted by such people without question or reflection, much as everyone decorates Christmas trees or hides Easter eggs without ever knowing what these customs mean. However, dogma can eventually become dubious and no better example exists than extreme fundamentalism. Dogma is a deceptive light that illuminates only what we think we already know and spreads darkness over those things that we still need to learn.
When we put doctrine in the place of reality, we sacrifice reason. Dogma can thus become a retarding ideal. Conclusions If the conscious mind is able to free itself from the fascination of evil and become no longer obliged to live compulsively, then the darkness and evil will withdraw due to a loss of energy and remain unconscious. Otherwise such evil will feed upon our fears, stress, and worry; or manifest in response to our purposeful conjuring.
That is, our perception of the most beautiful and worthy form, which is our true God, the only One that is truly a proponent for us to flourish and grow. We find this God, this Logos, in our conscious reason, where we seek it, uplift it, and assimilate it.
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It is our salvation. This was my first proper read of Jung. I've read Modern Man in Search of a Soul, but it felt like a very superficial introduction. This book, on the other hand, is a deep dive into Jung's thought. I view myself much in Jung - particularly the combination of extreme introversion and openness. I think it's this personality, in a large part, that leads to this particular path of the never-ending journey into one's consciousness, which evitably leads to the understanding of the psyche in general. Ho This was my first proper read of Jung. However, besides the character of Jung and the path he led, the most striking thing about him is how unbelievably knowledgable and smart he is.
He read Latin and Greek and was familiar with a large literature of old esoteric books that for most modern people, have no value whatsoever, due to their poor scientific basis. Jung was perhaps not the first but the very likely the best at conceptualizing the meaning behind fields like astrology and alchemy. His knowledge of comparative mythology, comparative religion and classic literature was also immense. Truly an intellectual giant that is almost non-existent nowadays. It feels like he was teleported from the Renaissance, continuing the lost tradition of polymathy. Jung's thought is very complicated, but it can be summarized relatively easily if painted with a wide brush.
In essence, he realized that certain patterns appear both through cultures and spontaneously by individuals in large part by his clinical practice. Then compared those patterns and hypothesized their meaning. They're always symbolic, and for the most part, he categorized them in psychoanalytic fashion - a fight between the conscious and the unconscious, with endless variations, ramifications and symbolism.
The collective unconscious is the a priori structure of the psyche, its deep and hidden layers, resulting from the common experience of all human beings for thousands of years. This layer is symbolic, coming from a time where consciousness was entangled with fantasy, long before language, and perhaps long self-consciousness. As Jung said, 'man was thinking before he realized he was thinking. In this book, he focuses on the anima, the mother, the shadow, rebirth, spirit and trickster archetype.
He also touches heavily on the process of individuation - the integration of the unconscious into consciousness, and relates it to the symbolism of mandalas. Reading Jung is in some sense a very bizarre experience. There are 3 categories of reading that repeat through his writing: Pure awe of his genius and his insight; complete confusing not knowing what the hell he's talking about; and perplexion at what seems apophenic delusions.
Luckily, the first is well worth the other two. Confusion is likely because Jung was never writing for the general audience, but rather to his professional contemporaries, and many of the topics are complex and interconnected, requiring extending background knowledge. Regarding what seems pure delusions and confirmation-bias, it might very well be the fact that they're indeed the case, and sometimes he simply got lost in his own theorizing.
Jung, while incredibly smart and well-read, is nevertheless human and prone to mistakes like everyone else. However, I try to always remain open-minded. Many things that I used to put into this category while I started to learn about Jung later turned out to be quite reasonable, which is humbling.
While some of Jung's claims seem hard to accept, they're not made mindlessly. Many are based on decades of experience before he was convinced of them. He was always deeply aware that he might make incorrect inferences, make-up false patterns, and unconsciously suggest his patients. It seems ridiculous, but Jung calls himself an empiricist countless times. While obviously he's not conducting scientific experiments, he's using the underlying principles of the scientific inquiry to the best of his ability, considering the subject he's dealing with.
While there are many claims that seem bizarre, I never discard them right off the bat. It's definitely a dense book, it's filled with things that one cannot easily grasp, and others that seem plain silliness. However, it equally has ineffable value into the human condition and the deep structure of thought. If you've stumbled upon Jung's concepts and ideas before and they clicked with you, this book will definitely be valuable, and you will be glad to have read it.
Nov 09, David Balfour rated it it was amazing. I'd encourage people to read this after Man and His Symbols if that appealed to them at all. It expands enormously upon the ideas outlined there, and it's not much more difficult to understand.
Jung's writing style is actually very engaging and often quite inspiring. I did skip over a few of his super-detailed analyses of individual myths though, which sometimes seemed a little far-fetched and more like literary analysis run wild than anything resembling science. There are clear explanations of a I'd encourage people to read this after Man and His Symbols if that appealed to them at all.
There are clear explanations of a number of powerful concepts here including the unconscious, the anima and the animus. These ideas will quite possibly enrich your readings of myth, fiction and even dreams, even if you don't agree with Jung's ideas in a literal sense or you think he strays too far into mysticism at times.
There is a lecture here where he explicitly counters that accusation and tries to argue that the collective unconscious and the archetypes that inhabit it are empirical concepts, and he does a surprisingly good job by comparing them to instinct. He then uses these concepts in some of the other essays in a way that invalidates this premise, however. I can get behind the idea that maybe we all have an innate concept of male or female, mother or father, but 'wise old man who shows us the way'?
I'm not so sure. I really enjoyed his explanation of the concept of mandalas too. I've always associated them with wishy-washy hippy nonsense but there's much more to it. As a therapeutic tool or just a form of individual expression they seem quite powerful especially because of their accessibility; virtually anybody can draw a circle and then elaborate on that image; technical ability isn't much of an issue at all. An extension of and expansion upon Freudian theories. The implications of Jung's theory of the collective unconscious reach out and nearly touch the metaphysical.
Jung strives to integrate western religious thinking, with the philosophies of the east. I found this book stunning! It made me look back in our blind immemorial times and understand the power of the Unconscious, that we, modern civilised people, completly ignore it and so become incomplete and poor. May 24, Richard rated it it was amazing Shelves: jungian-psychology , favorite-books. Hands down the best thing I've read of his so far - The theory of Archetypes is Jun 10, Glenn Berger added it.
Jung was the great intellectual pioneer who recognized that our heritage of symbol -- whether in myth or dream -- revealed the universal characteristics of the developing psyche. Although this book is about the contents of consciousness and not a philosophizing of mind or of consciousness itself, it's difficult not to regard the work as a brilliant illustration of the mind: that thing arising from single-celled-organisms to exist in a transcendental "Self", or in such supraordinated abstractions as "God is a circle whose centre is everywhere and circumference nowhere".
Jung sets the limits through Kantian metaphysical epistemology, and surprisingly or ironically the not Although this book is about the contents of consciousness and not a philosophizing of mind or of consciousness itself, it's difficult not to regard the work as a brilliant illustration of the mind: that thing arising from single-celled-organisms to exist in a transcendental "Self", or in such supraordinated abstractions as "God is a circle whose centre is everywhere and circumference nowhere".
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Jung sets the limits through Kantian metaphysical epistemology, and surprisingly or ironically the notion of archetypes follows from earlier thinkers and from amongst others Levy-Bruhl's "representations collectives". Jung sees the archetypal patterns of perception as a partner to the human being's embedded biological instincts perhaps an interesting anticipation of the potential of the human genome, or the contemporary panpsychism response to the "hard problem" of consciousness. From the biological and metaphysical architectonics we are given "the unconscious" concept as the individual's point of access.
It seems that making the case for the unconscious is an almost absurd task, a self-flagellating paradox the non-conscious aspect of consciousness? It can be argued that a sleeping dream-state is no proof that there is a separate phenomena within the mind that behaves independently, or intrudes upon conscious waking states, or perhaps is itself influenced by the waking-state. The unconscious could be no more than arbitrary background noise as meaningful as a heartbeat , which only becomes relevant when the conscious mind thinks it so.
If this thought is even too much for the radical skeptic then entertaining the unconscious as a delusion is the only option to engagement. Contrary to Freud, Jung avoids the trap of staining the content of the unconscious with the hue of authorial peccadillo. He Jung succeeds in soliciting a language of perception by appropriating universal images archetypal representations , and curiously the more fantastical the examples, the more it seems to penetrate psychic reality.
The archetypal image patterns are easily misunderstood as prescriptive thresholds rather than as descriptions of possibilities. The archetypal-image arrives from the chthonic source of the archetype itself, and identifies itself through the individual or group spontaneously and is not a thing to be coveted, or constructed in the ego.
Conversely, Jung suggests suppression of an archetypal image empowers it, to the point where it can overwhelm the ego, splitting consciousness, and creating a psychosis. A fantasy may be an ego fulfillment, while 'active imagination' requires the ego as a collared observer, or as a quiet point of enquiry, an agent of dialogue. Perhaps the seemingly polarized nature of the process, the question of whom is influencing whom, is the first stage to comprehending the engagement. Beyond this ego-barrier, Jung sees the psyche as a purposeful phenomena, a thing seeking unity in itself.
The chapter "A study in the process of individuation" presents the experience of a woman in analysis with Jung undergoing this process by her production of painted images.
Jung seems particularly interested in the mandala as a mapped form of a unifying psychic transformation. Like an archetypal manifestation, the mandala is noted as appearing spontaneously across cultures. Jung often refers to the "Axiom of Maria" of alchemical philosophy as a similar tenet of psychic transformation. Without reference to the content of the personal unconscious the axiom can appear non-sensical, but the "One becomes two, two becomes three, and out of the third comes the one as the fourth.
The two becomes three, or transformed in the transcendental function the phenomena that bridges the conscious and unconscious. This may be the appearance of sychronistic event, a dream, an intuition, the thought from a therapist. Then, "Out of the third comes the one In the sense of Jung's personality typology, and in configurations of the mandala, the fourth and unified "one" is a unification of the four functions sensing, intuition, thinking, feeling , and thus a situation perceived from four points of view, with no point unconscious.
The nature of the archetypes would suggest that a manifestation of the axiom takes as many forms as is conceivable e. Jung's arcane references and sometimes sketchy examples describe a complex knowledge-base, and comprehension often requires ridiculous feats of imagination. Poul Anderson's wife is releasing some of his early works for Kindle. Call me Joe is the first. It is a short story published in the late 's in one of the popular science fiction magazines of the time, where I first read it I think it was Astounding, but I'm not sure. The basic premise is a scientific mission to Jupiter creates a life form that can survive on the Jovian "surface", remote controlled from a moon station.
The controlling scientist is a Poul Anderson's wife is releasing some of his early works for Kindle. The controlling scientist is a handicapped man who feels the power of the whole, vibrant creature that he controls. Is this beginning to sound familiar? Did James Cameron read this story and let it percolate for 60 years?
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As always, Poul Anderson's prose is a joy to read, and the ending, while not a complete surprise, is very satisfying. Read it to see where "Avatar" came from. And for the pleasure of tasting the Master's work. Feb 24, Vicki G rated it liked it Shelves: books-to-read-later. I think this book can serve as a warning, advising me NOT to ever read more than 5 Poul Anderson stories at a stretch.
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I could have handled as many as 10 but, after that, I started thinking he was trying to show off more than write a story. Which he did by using words that are so rare I couldn't find even one person who knew what one of the words mean. And I work with medical doctors. None had heard of the word pollulating and only one knew what the word plangency means. I read a book for the stor I think this book can serve as a warning, advising me NOT to ever read more than 5 Poul Anderson stories at a stretch. I read a book for the story not to see how many words the author knows that most people have never heard of.
It annoys me when they do that or when they make it crystal clear that college graduates are 'superior to noncollegiate people. May 18, Dave rated it really liked it Shelves: collection. While it's great to see all of Poul Anderson's stories collected, this is going to be massively frustrating. For the projected 6 volumes, that will be over pages of stories, but the editor has chosen not to arrange in any way. Not chronological, which would give an overview of the development of the writer over the years, nor into any of the groups of stories. It is presented instead as an attempt at giving an overview of the whole body of work in each volume.
This would be fine if any one w While it's great to see all of Poul Anderson's stories collected, this is going to be massively frustrating. This would be fine if any one was being published on its own as a selection, but is just a missed opportunity for a collected works.
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Feb 25, Samantha rated it liked it. Un uomo sulla sedia a rotelle, ci sta. Una connessione neurale, ci sta. Gli alieni con il volto da felino e la coda, ci sta. Shelves: poul-anderson. At last all three of the Galactic Patrol stories are available under one cover. Others which impressed me were "Genius", where I kept waiting for a twist which was NOT the one that came; and two contrasting stories of men trapped in trip to the future in "Flight to Forever" and "Time Heals".
May 04, Merzbau rated it really liked it. Feb 23, Mcoduti rated it it was amazing. Very fun read considering what was known in and what is known now. Besides dated perceptions of Jupiter, from the technology standpoint of the story I would've thought this was a current take on the not-so-distant future. The psychological aspect was stimulating too. I haven't read a book that delved into conflicts of egos in a very long time. The Latin phrase references were fun vocab look-ups as well.
Call Me Joe is a science fiction story by Poul Anderson about an attempt to explore the surface of the planet Jupiter using remotely controlled artificial life-forms. The premise of a paraplegic man whose mind is remotely controlling a blue-skinned alien body also appears in James Cameron's movie Avatar — similar enough for some to have called for Anderson to receive some form of credit. Apr 23, Anthony Faber rated it liked it. This series is intended to keep his short fiction available, so it's kind of the opposite of a "best of" collection. Typical Anderson. Dec 02, Eric Hart rated it it was amazing.
Brilliant stories from one of the masters of Hard SF. Apr 19, Francisco rated it really liked it. Excelent story! Dec 27, Neil rated it liked it Shelves: did-not-finish , a-to-z-project. A to Z Project, Book Jun 03, Matt Piechocinski rated it it was amazing. James Cameron is a hack. Brian DeMay rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Sandro rated it really liked it Apr 13, Pookiemum rated it it was amazing Nov 23, Bzilinskas rated it it was amazing Mar 21, Mike rated it it was amazing Dec 25, Jay rated it it was amazing Jul 21, Manda Cheavens rated it really liked it Dec 01, Remigiusz Wilk rated it liked it Dec 23, Troy Sweet rated it liked it Jul 01, Timo Friedrich rated it it was amazing Mar 23, Mike rated it really liked it Sep 06, Coartney rated it really liked it Dec 28, John Armstrong rated it really liked it Jun 16, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Science Fiction. Short Stories. About Poul Anderson. Poul Anderson. Pseudonym A. Craig, Michael Karageorge, Winston P. Sanders , P. Poul William Anderson was an American science fiction author who began his career during one of the Golden Ages of the genre and continued to write and remain popular into the 21st century.