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Contact AUTHOR Carl Sagan doc Þ reader 9782266079990 Free Ù Carl Sagan ✓ At first it seemed impossible a radio signal that came not from Earth but from far beyond the nearest stars But then the signal was translated and what had been impossible became terrifying For the signal contains the inforAke a human to meet those that sent the message They are eager to meet us they have been watching and waiting for a long time And now they will judge Your god is too small The heroine makes this comment about 23 of the way through this novel She is trying to get across the idea that if your god cannot encompass the knowlege which humans have so laboriously amassed over the millenia which is only about two teaspoons worth in comparison to the enormity of the universe then there is something wrong with the god you've made for yourself A lot of what is going on in Sagan's book it seems to me is the attempt to explore and express the wonder that is offered by scientific investigation and knowledgeThe story of the world cooperation to build the Machine to travel into the galaxies and the subseuent breakdown of that cooperation is a further examination of the conflict between humans who desire to get beyond themselves and those who are too fearfulthreatenedself absorbedpower hungry to embark on that journey Sagan spends a lot of time in this book giving us an idea of the humongous extent of the universe and thereby offering his own vision of the transformative possibility inherent in that investigation The film of this novel cops out of course; the film industry is too scared of organized religion to relay the story Sagan is actually telling belief in something larger than yourself is easy just look up around down in

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At first it seemed impossible a radio signal that came not from Earth but from far beyond the nearest stars But then the signal was translated and wh A smart story crafted by a real space science guru WE CAN'T BE ALONE The universe is a pretty big place If it's just us seems like an awful waste of spaceWhen I read this book back then in 1997 I did it like a couple of months before of being able to watch the film adaptation And I am truly glad that I was able to get the movie in blu ray a few months ago in this year 2014This is truly great novel and it's written by one of the most respected scientist in the field about science of outer space Carl SaganReaders who enjoy techno thrillers in the style of Michael Chrichton I am sure that they will find this book the same as enjoyable Sagan is able to merge all his factual science knowledge with strong theories and very possible science fictionIf you want to read about a first contact with an alien intelligence in a form as real as possible this is your novel THAT MESMERIZING DARK SPACE For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through loveSagan never compromised his credibility as a real scientist just to sell cheap action in this novel This is a smart tale with many hard science but also it contains great characters with exceptional developingSince after all only science can't tell a story there must be people and people has feelings and you will perceive themHe knows what he is doing and you get a very realistic aproach of how you could expect the human civilization can deal with the impact of knowing that we are not alone in the universe anyIf you are looking for flying saucers blasting lasers and the army fighting bravely against them this is NOT your book I have nothing against that approach don't get me wrong I like that kind of stories too But I think that it's fair to have once in a while a mature angle to craft a story about the first meeting with an alien intelligenceYou have here a very intelligent story with a strong scientific backgroundNevertheless Sagan knows that a novel must entertain and you will be entertained but in a very adult and plausible way

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Contact AUTHOR Carl SagAt had been impossible became terrifying For the signal contains the information to build a Machine that can travel to the stars A Machine that can t I was uite shocked when I saw the movie version and discovered that they had twisted the message 180 degrees In the book the heroine meets the aliens and is told that they have indisputable proof that the Universe was created by a Higher Power When she returns to Earth she has no immediate way to support her story but she has been given enough of a clue that she knows how to find objective evidence which she duly does She also makes another surprising discoveryIn the movie she comes back and can't justify her story in any way period So she is forced to tell people that they need Faith This is the opposite of what Sagan was saying For people who haven't seen the famous xkcd cartoon I hadn't until this morningI had not come across his letter until I saw it just now but apparently Sagan told Warner Brothers straight out that he was unhappy with what they'd done to the movie Ellie disgracefully waffles in the face of lightweight theological objections to rationalism