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Post Sat Aug 26, 2006 2:23 pm

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Do humans dream of real, live sheep? I don't.
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Post Mon Aug 28, 2006 12:44 pm

Re: Silly title

Kranak wrote:Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Do humans dream of real, live sheep? I don't.


Hi Kranak,

The novel's title definitely works in the context of the story. The people in the story treat animals as prized possessions, due to their scarcity (owning a horse would be the equivalent of owning a Lamborghini). People tend to dream (or at least fantasize) about the things they covet. The title also addresses the "what does it mean to be human" issue quite well, IMO.
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Post Tue Aug 29, 2006 3:06 am

It's not so much literal about dreaming as in "i fell asleep and I saw sheep in my mind while sleeping" but more like dreaming as in "I dream of finding true love". Deckard dreams of having a real sheep someday to overcome the frustration of having a fake one, and to feel his life is (a little more) true and fulfilling... so he wonders: if a real human dreams of such possession, ?do androids dream of electric sheep?
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Post Tue Aug 29, 2006 10:41 am

Guys. I think he was just a troll. He was looking to start some trouble. I suspected so at first, but seeing as how he has one post, I thought I'd give him a few days to respond. He's a troll.
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