The 2021 film adaptation of Dune brought Frank Herbert’s classic back into the mainstream, and the Dune universe still raises philosophical, political, and ecological questions.
What does Dune say about the meaning of life? Is fear the mind-killer? Is Dune pessimistic about politics and religion? How would a desert planet work, ecologically and economically?
Let’s form a council of Mentats, Bene Gesserits, and God Emperors to discuss!
Moderated by Ethan Mills
Discussion with Robert Sommers, Jerry Harwood, Louise Herring-Jones