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This book as being one of the true classics of science fiction Written in the 1930 s this is a future history that tells the story of mankind over a span of 2 billion years yes billion with a B from 1930 until approximately the year 2000000000 During that period humanity evolves through what Olaf escribes as 18 Hard as You Can (Hard Ink, different species of men our present being the First Men of the title Through those 18 iterations we see everything from giant brained superminds to genetically engineered supermen to auatic fishmen and much much The reason that the book for all its amazing inventivenessoes not get 5 stars is because the narrative at times can be very very Sylvan Summer Smart Workbook dry Theetailed Trial of Temepl Anneke descriptions of each successive species of humanity and the trials and tribulations that befall them can become a bit tedious Thus there were times when I was not enjoying myself as much as I would have likedespite being in almost constant awe of the writer s imangination However A Parliament of Bodies (The Maradaine Constabulary, despite that crticism this is a book that I strongly recommend to all fans of science fiction as many of the ideas and concepts found in modern science fiction found their first true expression in this amazing futrue history HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Last and First Men has been a uniue experience It teaches and entertains not by presenting the reader with facts but by serving him and her with a broad range of possibilities thaton t only open the eyes but also the mindOn a basic level the experience was very pleasant because of the imaginative power of Olaf Stapledon His imagination is second to none The images he conjures up provided me with the biggest spectacl Stapledon tells you the story of the human race starting now and ending with its Mom is Pregnant; A Short Story of Incest and Pregnancy demise well over a billion years in the future People change in all sorts of unexpected waysuring some periods they have godlike intelligence uring others they aren t even sentient any The book has obvious flaws but there s just nothing else like it Some of the images are impossible to forgetDespite the fact that it s not very well known none of my 115 GR friends have it on their shelves an impressive collection of famous people give him a thumbs up Doris Lessing in particular has said than once that she was eeply affected by it Other fans include SF writers Arthur C Clarke and Brian Aldiss and the evolutionary biologist John Maynard Smith Last and First Men The ultimate vision of man s evolutionPosted at Fantasy LiteratureOlaf Stapledon s vision of mankind s entire future history until the end is profound beautiful and affecting and was written way back in 1930 It is unfortunate that this work has not found a wider audience though it has had a eep influence on many of SF s luminaries including Arthur C Clarke who indicated that this book and its later successor Star Maker were the two most influential books he had ever read In my mind it is one of the most imaginative early SF classics ever written just as important as the works of HG WellsHe touches on so many themes that still resonate today particularly mankind s potential for both great achievements and selfish cruelty for eep insight and self Johns Hopkins delusion And as mankind progresses through 18 major stages over billions of years apparently influenced by the Hegelian Dialectic evenelving into his own racial past we see the vast potential of mind in the universe And though mankind is finally likened to a single movement in the vast eternal symphony of the cosmos this Harms Way does notetract in any way from the tragic beauty of our brief existenceUnlike modern novels the book reads like a future history without specific characters touching Early Greek Myth down briefly toocument key events and pausing to reflect on their significance Because it was written in 1930 the early chapters about the First Men actually covering world history through our present time so they are interesting in their predictions of world politics between the two world wars However it is only as the time scale picks up towards the end of the First Men that the book hits its stride so some readers may A Story of Yhwh decide to skip the first 3 4 chapters if they want toelve straight into his ever expanding vision of humanity s future The book gets far fascinating as newer generations of men Bipolar Disorder develop forming larger brains a telepathically linked groupmind but ever again falling back intoecay and Beijing Jeep destruction before seeding the next generation of man until the Eighteen Men which turn out to be the Last Men It s hard to imagine a grander scale of progress andecline and it is stunning that Olaf Stapledon produced a work of such scope and vision Graphical Methods for Data Analysis during a time when Europe was consumed by nationalism and conflicting ideologies Exploratory awe inspiring existential crisis inducingI have never read anything like this This is aocumentary of humanity s career spanning from us homo sapiens to the last of its Iraq descendants some two billion years later Actually I had to refer to the wiki to write this review because for the love of god I cannot remember every singleescendent of men there are a lot of etails in this giant book It s a great summary for those who want to collect their thoughts after reading the book which I guarantee you will Don t read the wiki if you haven t finished the book I think it takes away the magic My god Stapledon s imagination knows no bounds

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have not something so bold so richly escriptive and so imaginative before He has imagined some Spartan descendants that are truly vastlyifferent from the First Men but has somehow managed to retain in them a piece of humanity that all of us can resonate with The striving to be better intelligent the race to cheat eath and iscover immortality the eep need for exploration In the end all #humans were selfish and cruel they were great in their achievements by working as a collective they were astoundingly #were selfish and cruel they were great in their achievements by working as a collective they were astoundingly sighted in the way they treat each other they were were astoundingly sighted in the way they treat each other they were of grand plans spanning thousands of years Is the beauty of the Whole really enhanced by our agony And is the Whole really beautiful And what is beauty This might not be everyone s cup of tea There is no plot no characters no reason to get invested in the story other than being human and for me personally the insatiable urge to know how we will fare 2 billion years into the future This is a philosophical experience The story presents you with facts accounts of the ifferent morals cultures and ways of life of the Read, Write, Edit descendants and it allows you toraw upon similarities or Think about Editing differences in your own experience as First Men for reflection on these things I once again am made aware of how immersed I am in my own experience in the reality I think of as absolute truth that I am stunted any time I try to imagine otherwise This book is a needle that bursts your reality bubble The universe is a sandbox full of all sorts of possibilities Man himself at the very least is music a brave theme that makes music also of its vast accompaniment its matrix of storms and stars Man himself in hisegree is eternally a beauty in the eternal form of things It is very good to have been man And so we may go forward together with laughter in our hearts and peace thankful for the past and for our own courage For we shall make after all a fair conclusion to this brief music that is man I actually had to read this book in two parts about 6 months apart because of its sheer volume and overwhelming information It was totally worth it In fact I m going to buy a physical copy to put on my shelf that I can thumb through because there are so many inspiring bits in the book that I foresee I will need certain American Legal History days Seriously my review can t capture the magnificence of the thing Neitheroes the star system It s a piece of art in its own way. 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Last and First MenThis is truly an astounding novel Its ambition is to tell the story of humankind from the near future to the end of our species some two billion years into the future The beginning of this book can be easily skipped since it s an outdated projection of historical events from the time when Stapledon was writing around the 1930s However his fertile imagination truly takes flight when he imagines the istant future of humanityThe narrator of this chronicle is one of the last men who sends his account back to us over the millions of centuries through the writing of Stapledon And this is what this far Why Americas Top Pundits Are Wrong descendant of our time reveals across the aeons the human race takes various shapes the bookescribes seventeen races or stages some races of men evolve to higher levels of consciousness some fall back to animality men meet with the inhabitants of Mars which are made of gas but worship gems some species of men are only made of brain cells that grow inside iron towers and are served by lower kinds of men later on the human species needs to leave the Earth and conuer Venus where they live in the atmosphere flying in utter bliss and feeling Citizen Cain depressed when back on their two feet later still men migrate to Neptune to escape the slow senescence of the Sun and acuire a circular and stereoscopic vision of the heavens as well as the ability to think and sense as a whole species and even the power to influence the past Until finally the human race reaches its tragic endingThis whole voyage is in a way similar to that of Stapledon s later novel Star Maker but instead of travelling in the farthest realms of space this is a trip into the furthest reaches of time In this sense Last and First Men is a grandiose elaboration on HG Wells Time Machine Dante also came to my mind when reading this book as in the Divine Comedy we witness successive states of humanity without much lingering over the fates of individuals which makes the reading at times a bit tedious since there are no characters orialogues to hold on to The very last part is perhaps the most beautiful and moving humans at last have reached an understanding of the Universe that opens spectacular vistas into the cosmos And this sadly is their swansong There s this moment in Douglas Adams The Restaurant at the End of the Universe where to torture a certain character he is put into the Total Perspective Vortex a Trail of Secrets device that gives him a perfectly accurate glimpse of the entire mind cracking enormousness of the universe and every single thing contained therein including a microscopic pinprick that reads You are here Reading Last and First Men was like being put into the Total Perspective Vortex My brain is currently uite broken Or at the very least my sense of proportion If next time I m expected at a party I show up 200000 years late it ll be entirely Olaf Stapledon s fault for making me think 200000 years is but a trifling moment gone in an eyeblink and no reason to put away the punch and slam theoor in my faceIn this book Stapledon pour yourself a strong one for this tells the future history of 18 consecutive species of hominids over the course of 2 billion years Just for reference 2 billion years ago the planets in our solar system had only finished clumping together into of less cohesive balls of rock Things get trippySo you start reading and initially you follow along sure 400 years in the future I get that Then it s 1000 years still with you But then suddenly humanity blows itself up in a worldwide nuclear How to Train a Cowboy disaster and we slump into the first of many Dark Ages for wait what s that 10 million yearsThis guy gets space It s huge and slow and mostly uninteresting For most of the book s time span humanity s not up to anything too exciting we re portrayed as just another part of nature blindly evolving ever adapting who every once in a while gets lucky and makes someazzlingly fast technological leap You know like the actual history of humanity so far In a way he s sketching his vision of what an ideal future moral history of humanity would look like with plenty of wars and aliens to keep things interesting along the way Stapledon seems to have very little faith in our current species hell we One Special Moment don t even make it to the Moon until approx 300000000 years in the future because our intellectual progress impressive as it is isn t free from the fetters of our biological hinderings ie sexual jealousy self interest competitiveness There s no realpolitik in Stapledon s vision of the present nations keep going to war because they hate each other This book is about humanity s uest to overcome its base passions and become pure mindHaving said all that this novel can beull Seriously A Touch of Persuasion (Men Of Wolff Mountain dull It would be a whopping five starrer if it wasn t so egregiously boring at times Writing is not this man s forte he gets carried away with flowery metaphysical lyricism that smothers and overwhelms the course of eventsStill Stapledon s vision and imagination than make up for it One can open this book at random and always find an idea that has been subseuently used in any number of sci fi stories all the way from Dune to biopunk It s all in there This is a must read for all serious science fiction fansINDIGNANT POST SCRIPTUM The first American edition of this book by SF Masterworks opens with a regrettable foreword by Gregory Benford in which he nonchalantly remarks I would advise the reader to simply skip the first four parts of this book and begin with The Fall of the First Men I found myself shouting EXCUSE ME at theumbstruck print What
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of foreword readers skip half #the book they re about to read I ll readily admit the #book they re about to read I ll readily admit the half is rather boring but it s a part of Stapledon s envisioned whole Further it s essential to fully appreciate the time scale as the book advances allowing one to reminisce about those first few chapters and marvel at how far humanity has come over the course of billions of years It makes you realise how mightily insignificant our present is in the greater scheme of things Oh and he also scoffs at Stapledon for being shockingly wrong about the events that would take place in the Watch for Me by Moonlight (The Midnight Twins, decades following the book s publication I m sorry but what exactly is shocking about not being able to predict the future Are we holding him up to the standards of a prophet Seriously this foreword is nothing but a puddle of runny arse gravy I m not gonna lie folks of all the books I ve tackled so far this year Last and First Men has been the toughest challenge to my resolve to only read one book at a time That s not to say it s by any means a bad book it s part of the SF Masterworks Collection for very good reasons It s just that well gripping storytelling it ain tPenned in 1930 by a philosophy professor Last and First Men is heavy on exposition and all butevoid of character The Mommy Makeover dialogue or even plot beyond exploring the nature of the 18 races of man from First 20th Century earthbound Homo sapiens sapiens to Last Neptunian superbeings who live for thousands of years and how their society kept on evolving andevolving and evolving again The text is presented as a sort of lecture series on the history of humanity The Convicts Bounty Bride (Convict Wives delivered by a Last Men scholar whooesn t uite sneer at his predecessors and their flaws but oesn t exactly hold them in reverence either Indeed often the prose reads like that of a 19th century natural history text on say social insects albeit very sophisticated onesThe early chapters of the novel are best read by a 21st century sci fi fan as a strange form of alternate history a la say Harry Turtledove in this case our point of eparture is not long after Last and First Men s original publication First Blood date for nothing like World War II and the Holocaus. 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T even remotely figures in this extrapolation Stapledon possessed an acute talent for that but humanity has always been full of surprises One can smile indulgently at how off base he was but to o so is to completely miss why this book is a classic of the genre after all the rest of the 20th century is not even the first tenth of this book and the First Men s story covers thousands of years of struggle sometimes genocidal to form a world government the creation of a scientific religion in which ivine energy is the object of worship and the purview of a rigid guild of scientists and the Alpha (Shifters, development of a culture of abundance noisease no want a flying car for everybody that values strenuous physicality and flight above all else to the Whalerider detriment of human intelligence With predictable resultsBut wait Like I said that s not even 25% of the book I ve never read any fiction so ambitious in scope folks The closest I can think of is maybe Stephen Baxter s Evolution but even it just took on the life span of life on planet Earth Last and First Men covers about two thousand million years takes us or a future version or 18 of us to the outer solar system and teems with phrases like Not till many hundred thousand years had passedid It s truly stupefying It s also very very clever to encompass so much time in just 300 pages or so it has to be There s a mathematical progression governing the level of Charlie Turns Into a T-Rex detail and verbiageevoted to each iteration of humanity I suspect though am not really a rigorous enough person to be sure of this that this is an instance of exponential Graphic Design For Everyone decay At any rate the narrative speeds up considerably once Stapledon hasispensed with our own species the First Men and keeps on speeding up until eventually a million years can pass in a sentence fragment At one point ten million years pass because it s a time of barbarism and stasis Well okay Mr Stapledon it s your Memorable FancyFor a giant William Blakean Memorable Fancy is what this book is a visionary and somewhat allegorical tale spun out to illustrate the writer s philosophy hopes and fears I would love to see an edition of this book illuminated in the way that Blake Considering Kate (The Stanislaskis, did his works It would be an eminently lovely thingAlong the way we get to watch Stapledon toss off a stunning array of concepts and ideas that were uite ahead of his time and the influences of which we can find throughout science fiction the perils of genetic engineering Peak Oil and its aftermath the cyclical natures of high civilization and barbarism aliens that are genuinely and profoundly alien ie not Star Trek humanoids with extra nobbly bits on their faces the fragility of knowledge the notion that humans can easily evolve back into animals if care is not takenIt s easy in short to see how Last and First Men came to be such a very influential book People talk about how Heinlein originallyashed off all of the sci fi tropes with which we have become so familiar but for a lot of them Stapledon was there firstI wonder what his other novels are likeI Sweetland didn t use that edition s cover toecorate this post because I liked this cover so very very much better I mean look at itThink Idiocracy meets Otto from A Fish Called WandaIn his forward to SF Masterworks edition the great Gregory Benford advises readers to consider skipping the badly Art of Laurel and Hardy dated first 20 25% of this novel partly for reasons I ve already observed in addition to the wrong guesses at history this first narrative teems with racial and national stereotypes and of course gives women the shortest possible shrift but also to spare American readers some tart observations from a British philosopher who was no great fan of capitalism and American cultural hegemony But to skip these chapters wouldeprive the reader of the sensation of being swept along through time at an ever accelerating rate that is one of this novel s uniue and most exceptional offerings If you re going to read it read it Rating 12 of fiveI cried uncle on p59 of this book which was part of a group read on LibraryThing it was written in 1930 or so it s true but nothing as ephemeral as passing time can excuse the lineA century after the founding of the first world state a rumour began to be heard in China about the supreme secret of scientific religion the awful mystery of Gordelpus by means of which it should be possible to utilize the energy locked up in the opposition of proton and electronbuzz you re out Dr Stapledon and thanks for playing our game This is supposedly a novel That kind of snore inducing prose is not even excusable in a textbook though it is explainable there in a novel an entertainment this tone is just about as far off the mark as any I can imagine I can t fairly comment on the plot since there isn t any that I can Hers To Cherish (Verdantia, discern The story unfolds as a being from our remote future lectures us on what weid wrong with special emphasis on the horrors of America oof how very outmoded that sounds and China as co controllers of civilizationNow I can t "fault Dr Stapledon for prescience since he pegged the two ominant countries of the future so solidly "Dr Stapledon for prescience since he pegged the two ominant countries of the future so solidly there are no characters to make us care about the story and there are no passages of graceful prose to make us forgive the lack of characters All in all even given that I was skimming most of the book it was a waste of a lovely Sunday afternoon It s really hard to The Summer of the Ubume describe this novel in a way that cano it justice because any cursory explanation such as plotless and characterless has some rather negative connotations Indeed it s kinda impossible to have here except in brief glances #Relying On Bird S Eye Before #on bird s eye views before jumping on to the next BIG IDEA and Super Imaginative settingFor what we have here way back in 1930 is novel of Future History influencing every big SF author of the Distracted - Acting Edition day even influencing Winston Churchill HG Wells Arthur C Clarke and countless SF writers ever sinceWhy Let meo this uick Eighteen iterations of mankind over a billion years from the total Trauma heilen death of our mankind the evolutionary re emergence of the next theifferences oddities rediscoveries after soooo much time the new Developing Resilient Organizations dreams aspirations religions theifferent values before the next mankind Clean Tech, Clean Profits dies off We have Martian invasion we have our invasion of Venus we have major genetic modifications telepathyuring other iterations the ability to experience racial memory a la Dune adding multiple sexes immortality living in gas giants and sometimes merely striving only to improve the human race Over a billion years And of course whole races GameMaker Essentials die Over and overIt s grand majestic awe some and brilliantSo much imagination is crammed into so few pages that a prospective SF author could just pour through this and continue to point at reused story ideas for even currentay authors I look at the nuclear powered version of life on Venus the intelligent clouds of Mars the huge brains the musical race the race of time travelers and my jaw just Singing the Kyrgyz Manas drops It s not without emotion either There s aeep an abiding love for everyone here even as a whole race suffers Witch Way to Murder deep ennui and an existential crisis oruring others that suffer impossible odds accidents or the final Before The Legend death of our solar system The philosophies give it away The spirit of the human races rise and ebb and undergo vast changesAnd yet there s no characters or plot Just setting and world building and vast movements of so many people It would never get published today And yet it s still brilliant Absolutely worth knowing even now It makes me wonder what we re collectivelyoing We can t forget that works like this EXIST 40 stars WOW this book is in a class all by itself for originality imagination and scope I can not believe I have not heard about. 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