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GinHindew110Hace 4 minutos
The reason Paul couldn't stop the jihad was because the freemen were too warmongering, too fanatical to simply stop, they had lived repressed for so long and had the need to vent by means of conquering, this was because they lived in the place the spice was produced so the universe had to keep them in check as to control it's production Then it was made worse by design as the baron Harkonnen was steering them this way to use them as conquerors for himself One fremen remembers how he bathed in the sea and the overwhelming amount of water freed him from the jihad, because he finally had access to the catharsis he was looking for, an amount of water/richness/goodness that could match his bottled up fury If Paul simply stopped the jihad by command then the fremen would not get the release of their frustrations and it would keep boiling until it exploded again, and this time Paul would be long dead and the fremen would be in full control of the spice Basically, Paul had to let them explode while he was still there to control the force, rather than risking them explode on their own, and the ramifications that would ce after that were equally big and hard to steer
Charles MillhouseHace un hora
Frank Herbert is a great influence on me as a sci-fi writer.
Cristian VillavicencioHace un hora
That idiot seems to be trolling. C-3PO and the Ewoks are white?!? Lol
NYPATRIOTHace un hora
I can’t wait for chapter house 😩
Jennifer HawkinsHace un hora
Bronn.. best character in the show.. :)
HunkDrachenherzHace 2 horas
The Music Score was awesome in the original Movie, so in the games. The games were all good and pushed Dune forward. They should use some music from the game, like "Under Construction" from Dune 2 and Dune2000
jimmy wranglesHace 2 horas
You had me at Foundation.
AsttoHace 3 horas
Why are you wearing frames with out optics in them?
freeraynmanHace 4 horas
People forget Jason Momoa before he was Aquaman and Kahl Drogo and other characters he was Ronon Dex ! The man can act and be great on screen.
Quincy NavarreHace 5 horas
Season 8 shouldve been dedicated to the Night king. Then season 9 should’ve shown Dany going mad and fighting Cersei. Finally Season 10 shouldve been Jon Vs Dany. Different writers and 10 episode seasons. That couldve saved the show
Cyrus LupercalHace 5 horas
Opionion pieces are not jurnalism...
Michael RicciardiHace 5 horas
I love this channel so much!
North Slovak MappingHace 6 horas
good video but map is bit inaccurate
Michael HinesHace 6 horas
*this is not a criticism or veiled insult* Did anyone else find the voice of the guest speaker to remind them of Nelson van Alden from Boardwalk Empire?
Patrick OliverHace 6 horas
Shame he wrote himself into a corner cause it's a great series just sticking in limbo
Danish DudeHace 6 horas
SJW shit moving into this as well.
viperfoHace 7 horas
When John was born it woke up the White walkers and they made a pact with the man in the woods give us your sons and you can live in peace.
RedHeadKevinHace 8 horas
This is one of my biggest concerns about the new movie. SJW's and Twitter will shit over it. Paul IS a Mighty Whitey trope, for all the reasons you said. Given those arguments, I think that Noah Berlatsky is confusing the "Mighty Whitey" trope with the "Mary Sue/Gary Stu" trope. His points are similar to ones made about Rey. It doesn't matter that he's been trained and conditioned to it since birth. It doesn't matter that his prescience isn't running right yet. It doesn't matter that they manipulate the Missionaria Protectiva to make the Fremen think Paul is a savior. It doesn't matter that he's going to eventually screw up the whole universe. Hell, it doesn't even matter what he does in the second half of the book. (We can only really talk about this movie, which is only the first half of Dune. If this bombs, we might never see the second half.) It doesn't matter that Paul's story was heavily influenced by the TRUE story of TE Lawrence (as in "____ of Arabia",) who was a blonde-haired, blue eyed white guy who became a leader in Arabia. This is the internet. People cherrypick information constantly just to make it fit their narrative, and often just to troll. So far, the Fremen actors are mostly black actors. Chani is half-black. The real fun will be when Paul kills Jamis (black actor) and gets Jamis's wife (black actress) as a trophy/prize/slave. It'll be a glorious shitshow on Twitter, from idiots.
eno88Hace 10 horas
Those points the 'journalist' brought up... what kind of fucking moron is he? It's painfully obvious he has not read beyond the first book.
AharkhanHace 13 horas
I just read the Kingsmoot chapter and it's fucking epic
crsHace 15 horas
I am so anxious.. How can a movie capture the genious writting of Frank? I hope it turns out alright
chazz30000Hace 15 horas
Who does that? Creating a sentient being and making them look like yourself? It takes a peculiar kind of narcissism. "Well, I'm creating a new sentient species here, an Adam of a new kind if you like. Let's make them in my image, in case the god metaphor wasn't subtle enough so far"
Lord ClarkeHace 16 horas
I'm in some newfound minority that thought (Dorne aside) that season 6 was one of the best seasons of the show. The Dorne plot on the show was horrendous there's no excuse BUT I'm sorry this is one of those things where I put most of the blame on GRRM. D&D should've either left out the Dorne plot all together or just went with the first few Arriane chapters leading up to the Kingsguard man getting his head chopped off and then made them generic Dany allies. Back to GRRM though he added a possibly GREAT plot late into the story and didn't really give the shows much to work with, so they probably should've just left that shit out and expanded upon either Danys or Jon's scenes
chazz30000Hace 16 horas
Always a sign of quality writing when your creative process goes as far as putting the word "ultra" in front of it.
James MatthewsHace 18 horas
I don't blame him. The show writers say goodbye to the source material and made the show into some feminist propagandist tool.
How the hell is GOT historical fiction? Wtf are you talking about?
Mitchell GlaserHace 18 horas
Alia, Paul's sister, also had access to the future, but in a different way. This led to one of my favorite lines in the whole series: 'Of all the uses of time-vision, this was the strangest. "I have breasted the future to place my words where only you can hear them," Alia had said. ' Alia left a message a message somewhere in the futurescape where only Paul could find it!
Supergredior GHace 19 horas
Greetings, Sir: I am a Black Man as well and for this journalist to say such a thing is so racist, and it’s a sad thing that when people say such things they are just making it quite clear how acceptable it is to belittle anything representative of white males or white visage of masculinity today! The horrible double standards that exists today shows how much the views of woke-ness is a joke has proven to turn anything of value from Star Wars, Marvel characters, and now Dune to a pile of manure just by talking about it or re-interpret it with their sickening ideology! It’s funny how people hate the n-word being thrown around and then laugh and feel it’s okay to say “whitey” or “entitled white”... Insult anyone you think is wrong is the new way to be rational today! P.S. Whoever wrote that should understand that they are just playing a part of the persistent hypocrisy of today’s Clown World! Journalism is a slime today! S.D.G
Hero KiryuHace 19 horas
Wtf is going on? Space jihad?
Rob KellHace 21 un hora
i love your chocolate rain voice. so soothing, yet so interesting the topics.
David ButtHace 22 horas
SJWs are retards. That's why it's so fun to dunk on them.
SpockBorg5Hace 22 horas
Definitely sticking with lynch version of dune. Sick and tired of all this sjw bullshit from Hollywood.
Mik1248Hace 23 horas
as a French Canadian, one of the critics I have about Villeneuve is his movies with a too slow rhythm, we lose attention and interest when the supposed action movie is too slow. He should learn from James Cameron and Ridley Scott
Zach ZentHace un día
One of my favorite series. At least the first book and half of the second. The second the Mule comes into play I can't just keep reading. I loved when it focuses on the societal aspects. The moment it started going into the individual I just stop caring
Hugh HillHace un día
Nice. Thank you. I recall reading long ago about Herbert's expertise in ecology and marine biology, but this is not supported in modern bio entries. I still think "The Dragon In the Sea" is worth reading. His prescience about desert cultures, religions, and jihad tend to overwhelm perceptions of his brilliance about religion more generally and modern socio-pathology/anthropology. Please see his "Destination Void" series and "White Plague." The only single work that approaches is Heinlein's "Stranger in a Strange Land."
kt6550Hace un día
Your artwork is phenomenal.
nicolas buistHace un día
i just like your choice buddy u got 10 on 10 from me
Star Wars was a B-movie made with a A-movie budget. I consider it a Western.
Dennis VuHace un día
Kinda weird I got introduced to this channel a year ago via Dune series and didn't even bother with GOT material until recently
John ErtelHace un día
I don't understand how woman beating Josh Brolin still gets work in the #metoo era. I hope the reverence in your voice I hear is because you don't know about that.
Lancet FencingHace un día
your so right ! it’s so important that the new movie shows that rapiers and western fencing are used in the imperium and not knives. one would never use a knife against a sword and it’s clear this is the case in Dune.
rvhron08Hace un día
This is clown speak
Emiliano FragaHace un día
Momoa could play Raban
Rhiano JHace un día
I feel like the night king business was a reaction to the season 7 reactions
Dino Di LucidoHace un día
No, Kynes was born on Arrakis. His father was an offworlder, his mother a Fremen. This is quite clear in the 1st book.
heyzuueesHace un día
a fucking oven dodger who would have thought of it...
Stephanie NickelsHace un día
elephants mourn their dead.... they just lack the body to properly bury...
ElivasfqHace un día
I do not know what Frank Herbert said, but after reading all the Dune books he wrote and 0.5 - 1.5 of the books his son wrote - it become self evident tome: Dune was never intended as a Saga. The saga, just like the extra 2 Matrix movies - was a money grab, and greatly reduce from the first, clearly inspired novel.
Dalton SchmidtHace un día
Ik someone has probably already said it, but could the bloodless ones be ASOIF version of vampires? Food for thought.
The Gavel is soundgavelHace un día
Game of Thrones was the story of an evil girl named Sansa Stark who betrayed every family member ahead of her in order of inheritance to place herself on the Throne in the North. What will A Song of Ice and Fire turn out to be about?
Stop with Dune (the first novel). The rest of the series reduces from the original book and were clearly motivated only by monitory need rather than inspiration.
razorfett147Hace un día
"I know you're just a journalist, but you USED to be a person"
i love your commentary awesome work man thanks for doing this
WortnikHace un día
Correction: Fremen didn't add poison to their blades. The Sandworm tooth it's made from contains poison naturally!
i can’t wait!!
Quiet Wolf GamingHace un día
Your channel is awesome, mate and you should team up with LML more, I love to listen to you two talking about ASOIAF.
Bamboo AcrobatHace un día
So Atreides are Italians...this explains so much...
Classy StrikerHace un día
1984 Dune: Great costumes design, characterization of major figures, Sting, atmosphere and epic feeling. Horrible version of the story.Sci-Fi Dune: Great use of the characters, good cast, way better telling of the story. Horrible set, costumes, and CGI. Baron Harkonnen looked like Norm from Cheers.I am cautiously optimistic about the 2020 Dune...and growing weary with the announcement of gender swapping Liet Kynes, which actually DOES affect the story and characters.
Kneeger JimHace un día
I prefer the Ender's Saga
Max WellensteinHace un día
Absolutely excellent dive into this topic. AI is a critical topic we all need to get a hell of a lot wiser about. Thanks so much for your thoughtful exploration into the parallels of the great literature of Dune and the trajectory of our current society. For more on the advantages and concerns of AI, check out the short series in Wait But Why. Great stuff.
ElTiBo44Hace un día
The Sleeper must awaken.... But will hit the snooze button and go back to sleep for 1000 years
Where did you find this artwork? It is great!
Courtney MichelleHace un día
I’ve hated her since like the beginning
Chris GHace un día
Kind of like how tech companies in silicon valley control nearly all human communication? Frank Herbert tried to warn us guys. Whether you agree with their political bias or not, NOBODY should have the kind of power that these big tech companies have. They control the thinking machines.
adrian sanchezHace un día
one day you will host your own events screw them man you dont need anyone you are that good !
I dont care man you are a hero to me lol If i aint listening to you i have to fall asleep with your playlist in the background you truly take my mind somewhere else i am even checking dune out as well you make these books better !
Ozzie SoloHace un día
Patchface is Jar Jar done right.
Joshua CollinsHace un día
No. So Stilgar becomes Paul's father-in-law? That change in relationship bothers me more than the gender swap. Of all the changes that are likely necessary in order to avoid the movie being 6 hours long, this one is just...pointless. FFS, just adhere to the book as much as possible.
jbtube73Hace un día
You sound great! Feel proud, my friend.
Josiah DavisTvHace un día
Back in old valria the dragon lord family's like the targeryen the did somthing magical to bond with dragon they bred with them and use magic ect so now the magic to bound with them is just genetically inside of them
I think Daenerys blood awaken them and incubate the egg and the fire and sacrifice broke open the shells
Matt JohnsonHace un día
I JUST finished ACoK last night. That passage about the thing in the sky from Summer's POV... I thought it was talking about the comet.
jay nunyaHace un día
Dont Read the Witcher, its a total rip-off of Elric of Melnibone by Michael Moorcock. Elric rides a Dragon, he rode a dragon before Danerys.
ZayaHace un día
Denis Villeneuve is visionary I'm willing to trust that any changes he makes will benefit the movie rather than deminish it, i mean he made Sicario, Prisoners, Arrival and Blade Runner 49 for god sake, all I'm saying is I think this movie is in safe hands
xTraexEdgeHace un día
I have heard of DUNE for a long time and never gave it a chance. After skimming some of your videos I'm ready to dive in. This is right up my alley.
Dennis ThomasHace un día
Starship Troopers was also greatly borrowed from in Star Wars.
Donald MeadowsHace un día
Leave Keynes alone! Probably one of the most badass characters in the book, and IS the underlying plot when you think about what the point Herbert was trying to make.
Doc ValiantHace 2 días
People obsessing about politics is like ppl believing wresting is real and the heroes amd heels tjey have are not just buddies in the locker room who play a part. Going to war woke me up to that. I think if GRRM had gone to war his books would be so more enlightening on the subject of war.
Good news you have cleared alot of snakes out of your life.
J LordHace 2 días
I left an important message on your patreon under the name Joel.
Alan HiltonHace 2 días
It's been said that George Lucas based courasant on trantor....also the art of Chris Foss is awesome...love the channel mate.
Jo VoHace 2 días
Good thoughtful take on this. It's not hard to see, though, why there is a knee-jerk reaction to a possible case of gender swapping that has become a trend in Hollywood, just for the sake for 'diversifying' a film.
Will CHace 2 días
I thought it gradually became too radioactive over time to support human life?
Warren KingsHace 2 días
So much to talk about with this character and you just ramble about all sorts of chaotic crap. Prep a script man.
DreaD040380Hace 2 días
Hope then feminists never learn about the Tleilaxu! They would actually be right for calling then a patriarch society. They really reduced women to mere... Brooding Mares, even less than that infact. Can you imagine the rage?! They would probably have to cancel the upcoming movie!!! 😂😂🤣
I think it will be extremelly difficult to make a Dune movie close to the novel. just the 1st novel has enough material for like 2/3 movies. The David Lynch movie wasnt that bad. I enjoyed it alot. I also find it very important and i do really hope they find someone that does a good job with the Soundtracks. They should hire Hammock he did a great job with the Far cry 5 Soundtracks esreporter.com/v/v%C3%ADdeo-1s48pYb64Oc.html Would like to see what he could make for dune.
Abigail Knox-LeetHace 2 días
Ah I gave this a skip
Aufeis _______Hace 2 días
All of the humans in the lore could be purple and it wouldn't have any impact on the story.
Josh AdamsHace 2 días
The dragon queen vs the night king
Bodo MüllerHace 2 días
For me Paul always was black, or to be more precise, of mixed race. You just have to read the first description of Pauls father Leto in the book: ´The Duke was tall, olive-skinned. His thin face held harsh angles warmed only by deep grey eyes´. Olive-skinned is normaly used to describe dark brown skin tones --> Paul was not white!!!
Bryce ThorntonHace 2 días
Mister BraceyHace 2 días
"Not everything is about race!" Damn right! But apparently some folks are deeply invested in keeping racism alive and well.
Clearly whoever write this article has NEVER read a Dune book at all. Dune is one of the most complex and deeply layered series Ive ever had the pleasure of reading.
Bernard de FontainesHace 2 días
It's strange that so many Sci-Fi authors depict Traditional Feudal-Monarchical future Societies! I don't know why...but it is a fact, that so many people are still fascinated by "Royals", even today!... Perhaps it is the normal form of Government for Humans, after all?? Some of the most advanced, progressive Nations of today are still constitutional Monarchies!
Phang Kuan HoongHace 2 días
LOL. another lame shit attempt to devalue a classic work. 187,240 words in the first book alone, and all that idiot saw was "white man".
Manu AHace 2 días
Jodo's Dune would have been just epic ! Everyone who reads the novels has his own interpretation. He would have pushed every single feature to the limit. And even beyond. Just look at the cast he managed to get together. Jagger, Dali, Welles, etc... Giger !! His "warrrriors" ! But anyway, Villeneuve is a first class director. I am pretty sure his movie will be amazing. I'd also love him making "Heretics" and "Chapterhouse"... because of the Tleilaxu and Honored Matres characters.
1978 32Hace 2 días
WTH? I'm tired of this damn SJW crap! In the book the character is a MAN. KEEP IT THAT WAY! IFthe character was a WOMAN it NEVER WOULD HAVE HAPPENED.