Is freedom the most important topic in Gariffo’s novel?

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Re: Is freedom the most important topic in Gariffo’s novel?

Post by amsula_2018 » 09 Sep 2018, 23:19

Wasn't freedom the most important thing there is in a country? Many fought for it.
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there's something wrong with your argument." ~ M. Saatchi

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Post by wallegator » 14 Sep 2018, 16:56

Freedom was the overall theme. I thought it was funny that the half-human, half-robot was supposed to choose what he wants to do. Clearly, he's literally not wired that way. I think he wanted Kelly to have freedom, too. That's why he took her. Alas, it wasn't meant to be for her.

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Post by Bon0 » 19 Sep 2018, 05:58

Freedom plays an important role and the book is very good.

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Post by Mercy Bolo » 05 Oct 2018, 07:17

In a dystopian future where everything is excessively controlled, freedom, no matter how small, comes at a premium. Agent Silver and Rex's independence seems like reality to them, but it isn't true freedom until one can freely enjoy it.
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