The Machine Stops

Product Number: EB00678537
Released: Jul 13, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781681460277
Publisher: Start Classics
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Description

The Machine Stops is a short science fiction story. It describes a world in which almost all humans have lost the ability to live on the surface of the Earth. Each individual lives in isolation in a 'cell', with all bodily and spiritual needs met by the omnipotent, global Machine. Most humans welcome this development, as they are skeptical and fearful of first-hand experience. People forget that humans created the Machine, and treat it as a mystical entity whose needs supersede their own.

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Author(s): E.M. Forster
Original Publish Date: Feb 25, 2015

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