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  The Dosadi Experiment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Dosadi Experiment is a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert.
The apparent purpose of the experiment was to subject sentients to the worst conditions possible for survival and see what behaviours and instincts were bred as a response.
Now the Dosadis are terrifying creatures with heightened perceptions, intelligence, and drive to survive and prosper; if they were to be loosed upon the universe, they would quickly conquer it.
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 The Dosadi Experiment at AllExperts
The Dosadi Experiment is a science fiction novel written by Frank Herbert in 1977.
The Dosadi have become terrifying creatures with heightened perceptions, intelligence, and a drive to survive and prosper; if they were to be loosed upon the universe, they would quickly conquer it.
Yet the Dosadi Experiment is said to be fifteen generations along when McKie is briefed by Aritch prior to his investigation of the planet.
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 Amazon.ca: The Dosadi Experiment: Books: Frank Herbert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Dosadi is an artificially populated planet with a dark, dark secret.
Dosadi is a toxic planet, where survivors live either in an overpopulated fortress of a city and survive on their wits, or struggle to live on the poisonous Rim, where the very soil and plants are enemies.
And now, as our story starts, the uneasy peace is threatened by an experiment: 200 years previously, a race of aliens has created Dosadi: a poison planet inhabited with kidnapped humans and aliens who have had their memories erased and been dumped on the planet to fend for themselves.
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 Mensa 76 - Reviews - Books, Movies, Music
Dosadi examines the inner human psyche and explores its ability to cope with extreme stress -- say, for example, the stress caused by 850 million beings confined in an area of 40 square kilometers for generations.
At 333 pages, The Dosadi Experiment is a comfortable read, and Herbert's style, although at times a little over-dramatic, should keep the attention of any sci-fi (and legal!) enthusiast who likes to look over the good guy's shoulder while he battles the forces of evil.
Lange has fresh ideas about things like parking-lot puddles and the experience of being homeless, and although he occasionally stretches one too thinly (as on "A Kick in the Butt"), the overall craftsmanship of the pieces is enough to make me jealous, even though I'm having a pretty good year.
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 Porkrind Dot Org: Reviews: The Dosadi Experiment
The Dosadi Experiment is about a planet set up as a grand but cruel experiment to test how a harsh environment can improve one’s abilities to read those around you and set yourself up for enhanced self-preservation.
Keila Jedrik is human living on Dosadi about to make a huge bid for power and control.
This book reminded me a lot of Dune—the people of Dosadi (especially those in power) have a unique ability to read people, see what they are thinking, what their next move should be, and then act on it to force the hand of an opponent.
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 Amazon.com: The Dosadi Experiment: Books: Frank Herbert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The idea that a poisoned world (Dosadi), cut off physically from the rest of the universe, with most of the world's population concentrated in a small area would produce astute and cunning political leaders is absurd.
As a social experiment, put two different intelligent species on a poisonous planet, where the population had to group together in concentrations rivaling downtown Manhattan during the day, then see what happens.
Frank Herbert's The Dosadi Experiment is another philosophical exploration of the lengths people will go in search of power and/or what they perceive as the greater good in the guise of a well crafted, fast-paced science fiction thriller.
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 Whipping Star Study Guide by Frank Herbert: Related Titles
The Dosadi Experiment (1977) is not so much a continuation of the story of Whipping Star as a different kind of narrative set in the same imaginary universe.
The Dosadi Experiment examines broad social issues, notably the consequences of overpopulation.
The "experiment" is one in which froglike Gowachins isolate a planet with the help of a Caleban and crowd it with populations of Gowachins and human beings.
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 Sonabarrier by Frank Herbert from The Dosadi Experiment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The city of Chu, which was the only city on all of Dosadi, was surrounded by rivers that were probably poisonous, like all of the natural life on the planet.
In the forenoon, the ledges outside Broey's windows were a roosting place for carrion birds, who occupied a special niche on Dosadi.
The Dosadi Experiment is a novel that frequently uses the notion of controls to keep people in a space (either physical or psychological).
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But to me, the most interesting book by Herbert is The Dosadi Experiment.
The books illustrates what kind of society would evolve if an artificially maintained scarcity of all resources was the permanent condition.
Dosadi is a planet sized experiment in the survival of the fittest.
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Generations of a tormented human-alien people, caged on a toxic planet, are conditioned by constant hunger and war.
They are subjects of the Dosadi Experiment, which has succeeded too well.
For the Dosadi have bred for vengeance as well as cunning, and they have learned how to pass through the God Wall to exact revenge on the Universe that created them.
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 Amazon.co.uk: The Dosadi Experiment: Books: Frank Herbert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In the far future, humans and aliens have joined together in a galaxy-wide federation of intelligent species: The Consentiency, but its existence is now threatened by the discovery of a secret, illegal and deadly experiment on the planet Dosadi.
There the froglike Gowachin have created a brutal society: 850 million beings, human and Gowachin, are confined in an area of 40 square kilometres.
But the experiment in overcrowding is getting out of control: the beings that have bred on Dosadi are so tough and resourceful that they are capable of breaking out of their monstrous prison and overrunning the galaxy.
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 Bibliography: The Dosadi Experiment
The Dosadi Experiment, (1978, Frank Herbert, Berkley, 0-425-03834-3, $2.25, 343pp, pb)
The Dosadi Experiment, (1990, Frank Herbert, Gollancz, 0-575-04406-3, L3.99, 336pp, pb)
The Dosadi Experiment, (2002, Frank Herbert, Tor, 0-765-34253-7, $6.99, 320pp, pb)
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 The Dosadi Experiment Herbert, Frank- Textbook - Bookbyte.com
Book Description Beyond the God WallGenerations of a tormented human-alien people, caged on a toxic planet, conditioned by constant hunger and war-this is the Dosadi Experiment, and it has succeeded too well.
For the Dosadi have bred for Vengeance as well as cunning, and they have learned how to pass through the shimmering God Wall to exact their dreadful revenge on the Universe that created them 9422190
Sent to the planet Dosadi to investigate the vicious, fearsome human and Gowachin societies there, prior to their destruction, Jorj X. McKie is captured by a ruthless woman whose plan to escape Dosadi involves her changing bodies with McKie.
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 The Dosadi Experiment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The humans Gar and his daughter Tria confer with Dosadi's current ruler, the Gowachin Elector Broey in his citadel.
The Caleban has sealed the planet in to conceal the final explosion.
Making several inquiries, McKie confirms the complicity of Bildoon's involvement in the Dosadi Affair.
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 Book Information: Dosadi Experiment, the :: Internet Book List :: A database of book information and reviews
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The Dosadi Experiment: a swirling, vividly complex story set on the most alien and challenging world Frank Herbert has yet created - a brutal prison planet where 850 million beings are confined in 40 square kilometres.
The Dosadi Experiment: a stunning evocation of alien cultures, and of an experiment so monstrous it threatens the entire galaxy.
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 Dosadi Twirl
Twirl is a 'Visible TWAIN' for developers: It provides full interactive control of the TWAIN API, making it easy to explore the capabilities of a device and to experiment with operations.
If you are debugging a Datasource using Twirl as the application, exceptions inside the Datasource are automatically passed along to the debugger.
This is the full version, provided free by Dosadi.
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The Dosadi Experiment by Frank Herbert reminds me very much of a real place: the Gaza Strip.
As an experiment, seal the borders of a dry, poisonous land having insufficient resources and a high birth rate.
Ironically, the anti-Darwin evangelists working to eliminate science from biology studies in America proudly support this real-life Dosadi Experiment.
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 MI6, CIA Put Out by Timely Shrine Attack   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
As the American science fiction writer Frank Herbert observed in The Dosadi Experiment, a significant and violent upheaval in any society, although catastrophic for the commons, presents an opportunity for all those with significant power.
Secondly, because it allows 'a well-defined condition would develop, one which would provide clear predictions of the major consequences.' (p153, The Dosadi Experiment, Frank Herbert) A single explosive event, in a figurative or literal sense, reduces a miasma of variables and alternate possible outcomes to a manageable, calculable, few.
The effect of one incident of over-riding moment is a much narrower range of limited, predictable outcomes based on radical repercussions and foreseeable reactions from all quarters.
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 Dosadi Experiment; Author: Herbert, Frank; Mass Market Paperbound
Dosadi Experiment; Author: Herbert, Frank; Mass Market Paperbound
They are subjects of the Dosadi Experiment, which has succeeded too well.For the Dosadi have bred for vengeance as well as cunning, and they have learned how to pass through the God Wall to exact revenge on the Universe that created them.
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Generations of a tormented human-alien people, caged on a toxic planet, conditioned by constant hunger and war - this is the Dosadi Experiment, and it has succeeded too well.
For the Dosadi have bred for Vengeance as well as cunning, and they have learned how to pass through the shimmering God Wall to get revenge on the Universe that created them...
There are no copies of this book available at the moment.
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 Whipping Star & Dosadi Experiment - Ex Isle Forums
Whipping Star and Dosadi Experiment, A question for RHW
I had to ask this question after reading Coda, and the follow up comments, but because it is a tangent I think it belongs in it's own thread.
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 Dosadi Expt Question - sffworld.com
January 8th, 2003, 01:17 AM I just finished reading Frank Herbert's "Dosadi Experiment".
The part I am confused about is the motivation or reason why the world of Dosadi (half human, half alien) was created in the first place.
The Wolf & The Worm by Pat Catlett
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 The Dosadi Experiment by Frank Herbert Detailed Book Review
The Dosadi Experiment by Frank Herbert Detailed Book Review
The froglike Gowachin have created the ultimate survival of the fittest environment, and now the experiment is almost out of control.
The Dosadian populace are now so tough and so resourceful that they are capable of breaking out of their brutal prison planet and overrunning the galaxy.
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 Herbert: Dune
I'd advise you to skip the final three, and some recent posthumous sequels by his son.
Hellstrom's Hive and The Dosadi Experiment are the most interesting of his other books -- both deal with non-human societies and intelligence.
The Clute and Nichols entries on Herbert, Messiah, Ecology and Planetary Romance are important here.
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 Bibliography: The Dosadi Experiment (Part 3 of 4)
Bibliography: The Dosadi Experiment (Part 3 of 4)
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
Title: The Dosadi Experiment (Part 3 of 4)
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Frank Herbert Four Complete Novels : Whipping Star, The Dosadi Experiment, The Santaroga & Soul Catcher by Frank Herbert
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