Category «Eugenics in fiction»

War world

Win the world’s biggest jackpot War World  is a series of science fiction books set in the CoDominium universe created by Jerry Pournelle . Some of these novels are co-written by Larry Niven , SM Stirling, John F. Carr or Don Hawthorne. The series consists of five collections of short stories written by several authors …

A happy world

Brave New World (in English Brave New World ) is the novel ‘s most famous British writer Aldous Huxley , first published in 1932 . The title originates in a work by author William Shakespeare , The Tempest , in Act V, when Miranda pronounces his speech: Oh how wonderful! How many beautiful creatures there …

Golden trail

The Golden Path is a plot element pertaining to the science fiction saga Dune , of Frank Herbert . Mainly generated in the third and fourth books of this saga, it continues to develop until the end of the saga. Role in the saga It acts as a plot line that structures the whole saga. …

Nietzscheans

The Nietzscheans (in Latin , Homo sapiens invictus ) are a race of the TV series Andromeda . They are genetically modified humans. They were the cause of the fall of the Commonwealth after a bloody civil war. His philosophy is based on the teachings of the German philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche and social Darwinism …

Kwisatz Haderach

Kwisatz Haderach , literally, “The Shortest Way”, is a term used in the saga of novels Dune of Frank Herbert . Under this name, typical of the Bene Gesserit , hides “the unknown”, the perfect human being that the Bene Gesserit Brotherhood tried to achieve by controlled genetic manipulation for generations. The end result would …

Khan Noonien Singh

Khan Noonien Singh , usually abbreviated as Khan is a villain fictitious in the universe Star Trek . According to the story explained in the first appearance of the character, the episode Seed space (in English, Space seed ) of the original series , Khan is a superhuman, created by eugenics and genetic engineering that …

Pez Speakers

The talkative fish are warriors in the fictional saga of Dune , written by Frank Herbert . The talkative fish are the warriors of Leto II . The Tyrant (Leto II) saw women more efficient as warriors, as they had no enemy to fight, male armies tended to fight each other. Women, on the other …

The black president

The black president (1926), also published as Choque de razas , is the only novel by the Brazilian writer Jose Bento Monteiro Lobato (1882-1948). It is a work of science fiction , which is seduced by the idea of eugenics in a society American of the future. Marketing “Gestado” (in the words of Lobato) in …

Iron Man

The Man of Steel (original title in English , Man of Steel ) is a superhero movie American based on the character Superman in DC Comics , co-produced by Legendary Pictures and Syncopy Films , and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures . It is the first installment in the extended universe of DC Comics . …

Dune

Dune is a novel of science fiction written by Frank Herbert in 1965. His success was overwhelming; In 1966 he won the Hugo Award and in 1965 the first edition of the Nébula Award for best science fiction novel. Published in Spanish by the publisher Acervo in 1975, Dune opens one of the most important …

Dog heart

Dog Heart (in Russian , Собачье сердце , Sobach’e serdtse ) is a novel written by Mikhail Bulgakov in 1925, during the period of apogee of the NEP , when communism seemed to relax in the Soviet Union , it is a satire of the New Man Soviet Union . 1 Generally it is interpreted …

Bene Tleilax

The Bene Tleilax or the Tleilaxu are an organization of the fictional universe of the saga of novels based on the Dune Universe created by Frank Herbert . It is a closed society of religious fanatics impregnated with secrecy, whose specialty is genetic engineering , what they call “The Language of God.” The Bene Tleilax …

Bene Gesserit

The Brotherhood Bene Gesserit , in the fictional universe of the saga of Dune is an orderly organization in the style monastic western, a key faction social, level political and religious . It is described as a female order whose members follow a physical and mental conditioning to obtain powers and abilities that can easily …

Apocalypse (comic)

Apocalypse ( In Sabah Nur ) is a fictional character who is also an ancient mutant and appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics . The character first appeared in X-Factor # 5 (1986), created by Louise Simonson and designed by Walter Simonson . Debuting in the Modern Age of Comics, the character has …