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I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream There s a particularly memorable and terrifting concept presented in the headline story What would you feel had you lived in the world where you were at a crazy omnipotent machine s mercy What if the immortal you were tortured continuously by the said machine beyond endurance on and on What if you lived an eternity as a plaything for a bored out of mind computer mind An you both were well aware that the lucky YOU were the LAST TOY left What if even suicide and madness were an unreachable lu There s a particularly memorable and terrifting concept presented in the headline story What would you feel had you lived Wow This book might ve been pretty good if it hadn t been so misogynistic There isn t a woman in this collection who isn t a slut, a tease, a one dimensional character who is pined after for no good reason, or a body with a forgotten name for a protagonist to sleep with and then discard Two women are raped but one of them was the tease, so I guess that makes it okay according to Ellison in that story I like the idea of the super computer in one story who takes over the world keeps a fe Wow This b First Published In 1967 And Re Issued In 1983, I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream Contains Seven Stories With Copyrights Ranging From 1958 Through 1967 This Edition Contains The Original Introduction By Theodore Sturgeon And The Original Foreword By Harlan Ellison, Along With A Brief Update Comment By Ellison That Was Added In The 1983 Edition Among Ellison S Famous Stories, Two Consistently Noted As Among His Very Best Ever Are The Title Story And The Volume S Concluding One, Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes Since Ellison Himself Strongly Resists Categorization Of His Work, We Won T Call Them Science Fiction, Or SF, Or Speculative Fiction Or Horror Or Anything Else Except Compelling Reading Experiences That Are Sui Generis They Could Only Have Been Written By Harlan Ellison And They Are Incomparably Original.CONTENT I Have No Mouth I Must Scream Big Sam Was My Friend Eyes Of Dust World Of The Myth Lonelyache Delusion For Dragonslayer Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes In Harlan Ellison s I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream, five people are trapped inside the giant computer AM, which delights in torturing them in endlessly fiendish ways Clearly, this touches a raw nerve the story is one of the most famous in the history of science fiction It just occurred to me to wonder why the machine enjoys torturing the people, and whether it would in fact make any difference if, instead, it tried to minister to their every need After a couple of minutesconsiderat In Harlan Ellison s I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream, five people are trapped inside the giant computer AM, which delights in torturing them in endlessly fiendish ways Clearly, this touches a raw nerve the st It is a terrible mistake to assume that everybody else will love or at least like your favorite things, whatever you consider to be an all time great This is the most important lesson I have taken away from I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream I recommended this story to a smart and discerning friend, foolishly expecting her to at least be impressed with it After she has finished it I was mortified to be informed that she actually hated it As I value her opinion on literary matters greatly It is a terrible mistake to assume that everybody else will love or at least like your favorite things, whatever you consider to be an all time great This is the most important lesson I have taken away from I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream I recommended this story to a smart a Some of us are still gallivanting around the cave, some of us are chained to the floor examining shadows And some of us exist inside the consciousness of a malevolent artificial intelligence that derives its only amusement, diversion from unceasing monotony, in merciless torment of five surviving humans the scientist, the idealist, the existentialist, the prostitute and the Messiah.The only escape is annihilation, and it is left to the Messiah to condemn himself to eternal suffering.You re excu Some of us are still gallivanting around the cave, some of us are chained to the floor examining shadows And some of us exist inside the consciousness of a malevolent artificial intelligence that derives its only amusement, diversion from unceasing monotony, in merciless torment of five surviving humans the scientist, the idealist, the existentialist, the prostitute and the Messiah.The only escape is annihilation, and it is left to the Messiah to condemn himself to eternal suffering.You re excused if you think I m discussing The Matrix my first thought on reading the title story is that the 1999 film owes its central ideas and plot to Harlan Ellison But Ellison owes the 2016 I m going to skim this since the SF Heroic Fantasy group is reading it I nominated the book Should have done this sooner The group folder with topics for each story is here was a good reread, but I m dropping it by a star There were a couple of real stinkers in here that I d conveniently forgotten about or maybe I liked them at one time just don t any.Introduction by Theodore Sturgeon was interesting in several ways Elli 2016 I m going to skim this since the SF Heroic Fantasy group is reading it I nominated the book Should have done this sooner The group folder with topics for each story is here was a good reread, but I m dropping it by a star There were a couple of real stinkers in here that I d conveniently forgotten about or maybe I liked them at one time just don t any.Introduction by Theodore Sturgeon was interesting in several ways Ellison is a promising young writer in I Have No Mouth And I Must ScreamEight words that conjure up images of despair, darkness and desolation Images of a place where absolutely nothing can bring relief from the misery and the pain Nothing to stand between you and the whatever it is that makes you want to escape, to run, to do anything to make it all stop To scream But you can t After all your lines of defense have been breached, after all your physical, psychological and emotional barriers have been torn down, all that is left I Have No Mouth And I Must ScreamEight words that conjure up images of despair, darkness and desolation Images of a place where absolutely nothing can bring relief from the misery and the pain Nothing to stand between you and the whatever it is that makes you want to escape, to run, to do anything to make it all stop To scream But you can t After all your lines of defense have been breached, In the interest of finally reading something written by Harlan Ellison and also to teach myself to better write short stories, I decided to take this short story collection on.I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream The title story of the collection is the tale of a mad AI computer that has been torturing the last five humans alive for untold centuries

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