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Die Menschheit wird von einer außerirdischen Insektenspezies bedroht. Das Militär will die Kreaturen auf ihrem Heimatplaneten Klendathu auslöschen und rüstet zur Generaloffensive. Wie alle Schulabgänger melden sich auch die Klassenkameraden. Starship Troopers ist ein amerikanischer Military-Science-Fiction-Actionfilm des Regisseurs Paul Verhoeven aus dem Jahr , der lose auf dem. Starship Troopers ist ein Military Science-Fiction-Roman von Robert A. Heinlein aus dem Jahr Die deutschsprachige Ausgabe erschien erst 20 Jahre. Eine Handvoll junger Soldaten stellt sich in intergalaktischen Gefechten außerirdischen Insekten, die die menschliche Rasse auszulöschen drohen. Die Mobile. 19 Userkritiken zum Film Starship Troopers von Paul Verhoeven mit Casper Van Dien, Dina Meyer, Denise Richards - iprod-project.eu Starship Troopers (German Edition) [Heinlein, Robert A.] on iprod-project.eu *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Starship Troopers (German Edition). Starship Troopers- Der Klassiker der Science-Fiction-Literatur ist zurück! „NUR EIN TOTER BUG IST EIN GUTER BUG!“ Der junge Juan Rico tritt der mobilen.
Starship Troopers ist ein Military Science-Fiction-Roman von Robert A. Heinlein aus dem Jahr Die deutschsprachige Ausgabe erschien erst 20 Jahre. Die Menschheit wird von einer außerirdischen Insektenspezies bedroht. Das Militär will die Kreaturen auf ihrem Heimatplaneten Klendathu auslöschen und rüstet zur Generaloffensive. Wie alle Schulabgänger melden sich auch die Klassenkameraden. Zur Xenologie der Bugs oder: das Dilemma der Gewaltparodie in Starship Troopers von Paul Verhoeven in: Heinz Peter Preußer. Transmediale Texturen.
Star Ship Troopers Weitere interessante TitelDem Aufbau einer militärisch organisieren Gesellschaft, in der nur wer gedient hat ein vollwertig Bürger ist und das Recht zu wählen besitzt. Ausbilder ist der unerbittliche Entchen Momo Zim. Ist es ein Antikriegsbuch oder verherrlicht es doch den Faschismus? Und er kämpft auch nicht nur gegen die Bugs, sondern im Lauf seiner Karriere gegen viele verschiedene Alienvölker auf vielen Planeten. Allerdings wurden bei den TV-Ausstrahlungen nur die blutigsten Szenen geschnitten, die militaristischen Mia And Me Staffel 4 Geplant blieben bestehen. Illustrator Stephen Hickman brings every inch of frenetic science-fiction action to the page! Möchtest Du weitere Kritiken ansehen? Fazit: Zwei Stunden gute, dreckige Unterhaltung. We talked about the veterans, how they took control and imposed the stability that has lasted for generations since.
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View mobile website. No, no, no, a thousand times no. You will not see action in this book that is advertised to be about killing gigantic outer space bugs.
Instead, you will be treated to the doldrums of a soldier that isn't busy killing things. Guard duty! Maintaining weapons and space armor!
Dinner and its various protocols! Even his time off gets more detail than all the fighting Rico participates in combined!
The typical description for a battle will go like this: "We dropped on this planet to smash things up. Boy, what a mess that was.
This guy died. These ones got hurt. And another lecture from another teacher to his students about why soldiers should be the only ones to handle government affairs!
Then we get told how battallions are broken down into platoons and squads and such forth! Finally we get to the end which turns into one of the biggest anticlimaxes I've ever had the misfortune of reading.
You'll get what feels like five hours of blabbing about setting up patrol and coordinates streamed endlessly at you, some thrilling detail on hypnotically suggested sleep, and then a blessed five seconds of actual confrontation with something!
Then it's over before you even know it started. The end. I realize that the life of a soldier is probably pretty accurately portrayed in the book, days upon days of boring drudgery with a few moments of life-and-death craziness, but that doesn't necessarily make for a particularly interesting book.
At least not the way it's depicted here. Don't be fooled by the first ten pages of the book, which actually contain more action than the other hundred and ninety.
What you're getting when you get this book is only one step away from a military training manual, only with some references to outer space and aliens tossed in along with a couple crazy rightwing ravings as the chocolatey syrup to go on top of the whole crappy sundae.
Don't fall for the hype, pass on this book. And yes, the movie is better. It's stupid and fun. The book is just stupid. View all 26 comments.
Aug 16, Kelly and the Book Boar rated it it was ok Shelves: read-in , liburrrrrry-book , the-great-white-hype.
Even the breath of life is purchased at birth only through gasping effort and pain. The book, on the other hand?
Translation — the book is smart and while I was reading I was all like. Things I found enjoyable were as follows: 1. The characters were from Terra.
Know who else is from Terra???? There was plenty of world building. Barely a grain of sand went without being described. In a roundabout way it was still a story of war with icky critters.
The bad??? It was boring. I wanted this. View all 17 comments. Space exploration has always been the realm of engineers and the military.
They were beefing up their nuclear arsenal against a potential strike from the USSR, sending troops overseas, starting an endless war in Vietnam, and sending the first uncrewed missions to the face of the moon!
It is indeed quite instructive, should you wish to understand how the military organisation works or might work : from daily schedules to vocabulary, and from titles and hierarchy to values and etiquette.
About half the novel is mostly action, with combat training and battlefields especially the battle scenes that frame the story, at the start and the end.
The other half is all about moral and political doctrine, written in the form of philosophical dialogues. This device will be repeated and expanded in Stranger in a Strange Land , written shortly after the present novel.
Dubois acting like an ill-tempered Socrates. What matters to Heinlein is to develop what it means to serve as a military in general terms.
Starship Troopers could just as well have been an epic story set at the time of the Roman Empire. A doctrine which sounds quite outdated today but that, in a way, still resonates with the cheerful militaristic inclination of a few right-wing movements.
Nevertheless, the story flows smoothly and merrily, and Heinlein does have a serious knack for writing good dialogues and confusing action scenes.
View all 8 comments. It was also incredibly pro-war and the middle development section got a little long. You remember how great Full Metal Jacket was, but that the great parts were at the very beginning and at the very end?
Well, I felt that this book also started and ended with adrenaline rushes but that the middle was a bit flat. That being said, the realism and the imagination around the weapons and tech were pretty good.
I definitely see how influential Heinlein was on subsequent science fiction and it is impressive that this was written back in ' The Bugs were never given any treatment to make them less of an "enemy" which seemed a bit like the vilification of, say, blacks or arabs by the extreme right.
I would almost give him the benefit of the doubt that this was a critique of society, but from what I have read, that wasn't really his intention.
There is a lot of war theory in ST. That the government's motivations could be wrong or misguided is never really addressed, but then he is writing this after WWII and before Vietnam so my cynicism is perhaps too modern for this book.
The worldview in the book is pragmatic and brutal: "There is an old song which asserts 'the best things in life are free.
Utterly false! This was the tragic fallacy which Brough on the decadence and collapse of the democracies of the 20th century. Fortunately, his pessimism has not yet been born out and there are still many who adhere to the 'best things are free' philosophy rather than the Ayn Randian determinism demonstrated here by Heinlein.
To be fair to the author, he does mention some wartime abuses and in particular post-traumatic stress syndrome in the tragic story of Dillinger and his murder of the little girl Barbara.
But even here, the protagonist reserves almost no criticism of the military, just some sadness for the misfortune: "my sympathy is reserved for Barbara Anne Enthwaite whom I had never seen, and for her parents who would never see her again" p.
One sad aspect of ST's dystopian future is how citizenship is restricted to relatively few like in ancient Greece or Rome.
He had 'voted' every time he made a drop. Given the current attacks on democratic systems, this is a kind of dangerous form of thinking IMHO.
If citizens are never given any choices and are limited to the elite, the fundaments of democracy disappear. If he voted the impossible, the disastrous possible happened instead - and responsibility was then forced on him willy-nilly and destroyed both him and his foundation less temple.
Overall, since I am a dove politically, all the military camaraderie kind of put me off. I read it because it is a classic and a reference, but I prefer the Red Mars or if my aliens have to be insects, District 9.
View all 7 comments. Big nasty communist spiders are attacking Earth and all the planets it has colonized!
It's a battle between man and bug, and who is to save us? I'll tell you who! Guys with really fucking big guns, that's who!
With spacesuits that make it so they can jump over buildings, and deflect bullets, and drop from spaceships to the surface of planets without getting hurt!
That's who! These guys get dropped onto planets with their spacesuits and their big guns, and they can incinerate some little brown peo Big nasty communist spiders are attacking Earth and all the planets it has colonized!
These guys get dropped onto planets with their spacesuits and their big guns, and they can incinerate some little brown people like you wouldn't believe, then they can leave without a single casualty.
This is who is gonna fuck up the big spiders. That's yer plot, other than experiencing the trials and tribulations of boot camp through the eyes of a protagonist who spends quite a bit of time philosophising about society and politics and all that good stuff.
That would be entirely wrong. This book is so vivid, and so passionate, in its description of what it is like to be in this army that I couldn't help but be sucked in completely.
It's an easy, quick, fun read, and it's passionate in its monologues about how society should be. I loved the sections where he's explaining his moral sentiments since I've never understood how someone could join an army and go kill people without questioning the motives of the war itself.
Personally, whenever I kill someone, I like to know the reason I'm doing it. But it truly is a different way of looking at ethics, isn't it?
I can see how someone with a fairly black and white view of reality might think this makes sense. By fighting in a war you are condoning a war.
This means that if the war is ethically wrong, you are doing something ethically reprehensible. So shouldn't it matter what the war is about? I know.
I'm arguing with a dead guy. It's my review, and I'll argue with a dead guy if I want to. Heinlein's protagonist also makes an argument about the prison system and how it doesn't actually reform those who do time.
I totally agree with him here. Somehow he tries to equate this with an argument that you MUST spank children for them to have a sense of responsibility.
Uhh, yeah, back to symbolic logic class with you, Bob. But moving on F'rinstance, you can't trust a civilian to do a job that requires "fighting spirit;" women are good pilots, all seem to have great smiles, and they're "the reason men fight" gay men apparently don't exist in this world , but women don't get to fight Bugs wearing those cool spacesuits because, well, they're all sexy and small and fragile and stuff.
Then, within the military, the guys who haven't made a jump are lesser than those who have, Protagonist's peeps look down on the Navy and get in fights with them, etc.
He does have a name, but it's a boring one. I prefer calling him Protagonist. But then I started wondering if this kind of attitude is necessary for the military to function.
I'm too skeptical to EVER join the military, and that has nothing to do with fighting spirit. But maybe, in order to do what they do, soldiers HAVE to feel like they're the best of the best, doing the best thing that could ever be done with their life.
Otherwise, they wouldn't be able to motivate themselves to jump out of the spaceship and kill the spiders, or guard the border against Mexicans, or defuse bombs in Baghdad, or whatever else might get them killed.
So, reading this book got me thinking about the mindset of this protagonist, and thinking about the soldiers and marines I've known, and And we need a military.
So maybe we need some people who think in this dualistic way. Anyway, this is what Starship Troopers got me thinking about.
Part of this Heinlein can take credit for: if this book is any indication, he was more than willing to speak his mind, and he clearly had a lot of ideas.
These rambling monologues where Heinlein was channeled through his protagonist were just as entertaining, if not moreso, than the soldiers vs.
Then again, I'm horribly entertained by Sarah Palin's "political" career, and occasionally read snippets of Ann Coulter's books because her anger is funny.
If that doesn't sound like you, you might just find Heinlein's politics annoying. But I was quite diverted, and I'll be reading more Heinlein soon.
So pthbthbthbth! View all 41 comments. If you're into stuff like this, you can read the full review.
Word of warning. He didn't include them as "grunts" probably because the training was sufficiently hard that most wouldn't have made it.
If you read the description of the training it wasn't just 12 weeks square-bashing, it reads far more like Special Forces. It might also have been because he was paying lip service to a society kind of modelled on 50s America where If you're into stuff like this, you can read the full review.
It might also have been because he was paying lip service to a society kind of modelled on 50s America where the ladies were the home-makers and females in the frontline weren't even on the radar.
However, having said that, we have the fabulous line about females in high rank and esteem: "If the Almighty ever needs a hand to run the universe: hot ship pilot Yvette Deladrier" after Starship commander Deladrier brakes her ship's orbit to recover a lander that has blasted off late and which otherwise would miss rendezvous and all on board would perish.
The viewer was encouraged to look at the films as broad entertainment and then ask what the actions of the heroes had to do with American culture.
She's chiefly a suspect because of her sexuality which is why GLAAD picketed the film and lack of shame about it. If you're into SF, read on. View all 6 comments.
Starship Troopers, the book, is one of my all-time favorites. This military sci-fi novel has all the aspects of hard science fiction I love: an honest and brave protagonist in a ridiculously dangerous situation, controversial politics, space adventures, cool gadgets, and unimaginable aliens.
By contrast Starship Troopers, the movie, is also one of my favorites, but for completely different and admittedly shallow reasons.
The movie only vaguely resembles the book, but it has hot-hot-oh-SO-HOT ch Starship Troopers, the book, is one of my all-time favorites.
The movie only vaguely resembles the book, but it has hot-hot-oh-SO-HOT characters, space adventure and wonderfully campy dialogue.
I hate hearing someone say "the movie was so cheesy, why would I read the book? They should both be enjoyed for their distinct merits. View all 5 comments.
The first book that I read by Robert Heinlein turned out to be a surprise in more than one way. I picked it because it seemed to be the short and fun story among them, and saved his other famous works for later.
The problem with many classics is that they are painfully tedious. The problem with many science fiction novels is that they are mindless entertainment in space.
Starship Troopers is neither of these things. It is way more entertaining than the average classic and way smarter than the ave The first book that I read by Robert Heinlein turned out to be a surprise in more than one way.
It is way more entertaining than the average classic and way smarter than the average sci-fi book. The issues with it are much deeper than that.
For this is a novel of political philosophy more than a novel of science fiction. It is a pure glorification of violence, of soldiers, and of the despotic ways of armed forces.
It is blatantly amerocentric, militaristic propaganda. First of all, the book propones the view that only those who have served in the military should be given civil rights.
One of the arguments contained in the book actually makes a certain amount of sense, namely that only those who care about their state and take an interest in government should be allowed to vote.
This is quite a fair statement especially in this era of populism. However, the conclusion is nonsensically absurd. How does this relate to soldiers?
Not at all. Secondly, the characters fall into two categories. The second is all the rest of the soldier characters, who are, to put it mildly, not particularly bright.
In other words, a wonderful set of recipients for exclusive voting rights. Thirdly, the setting operates on the assumption that after the great nations of the world battle it out in massive global wars and subsequently collapse, high and mighty benevolent veterans from the wars will step in and clean up things.
This is if possible even more absurd than the idea above. Fourthly, strip away the flawed reasoning and the ridiculous ode to soldiery, what are we left with?
Other than that, it has about the same amount of depth as the Aral sea. That said, I stand by the second paragraph. On one hand, this book is indeed a decent sci-fi war story with suspense and good writing.
View all 18 comments. Chock-a-block full of gung-ho jingoism, narrow minded fascist pipe dreams, and casual descriptions of institutional dehumanization as well as violence I have never read a book in which I agreed with so little, but loved so much.
How could they cut the power man they're animals! The film is something that is ubiquitous on cable. You can probably see the entire thing in snippets just by changing the channels over the course of a year.
In both the film and book, the soldiers battle big bug thingies. The book is only bookended with battle sequences, the rest is training "What do you mean 'They' cut the power?
The book is only bookended with battle sequences, the rest is training and talk. The film has plenty of CGI action. The book features much discussion about the nature of the soldier and the place of the military in the distant future.
The film has Denise Richards. The film has a coed shower sequence and some sex. Sadly, the book doesn't. The tech Heinlein envisions reminded me of video games like Halo and Heinlein wrote this in Kudos, sir.
Ultimately, it's a fairly interesting read that lags in the above mentioned "discussions". View all 28 comments. Mar 25, Bradley rated it it was amazing Shelves: space-opera , sci-fi , shelf.
One of the original Mil-SF classics! I've read this before. Several times, even, back when I was a newb when it came to Heinlein or SF in general.
You know, pick up the Hugo Award winners and see if I like the author enough to continue on. I like Heinlein. A lot. But not ALL of Heinlein equally.
Caveats: it di One of the original Mil-SF classics! Caveats: it did come out in , riding the social wave following the Korean War and very reminiscent of WWII war stories, updated for SF and focusing less on the horrors of war and more on Heinlein's usual Self-Reliance, Responsibility, and Duty.
I can't say I mind that at all. In fact, it just made me feel rather warm and cuddly and proud to be an American.
Just a few years later, Kennedy would ask us what we would do for our country. We would feel responsible enough to take on those other things we called a social wrong.
Like Red Scares. But that wasn't this. Not yet. Patriotism was at an all-time high. And this novel reflects that.
Wide-eyed wonder and hope and gritty realism when it came to doing What Was Right. Coming from another generation, this novel didn't quite hit the same buttons for me.
But that's all right because some really smart people made a different movie by the same name but using MOSTLY the same story in the 90's that rocked hard with it's updated sensibilities and satire.
Amazing, no? This novel is far from being Heinlein's best, but damn if it isn't excellent in its own right.
I don't always have to agree with the sentiments as they apply now to appreciate the idealism on parade then.
This was terrible and not interesting at all. This book is for people who are interested in the nuances of military training and organization and did not feel like classic science fiction to me.
I guess technically it takes place in the future and in space but this is such a minor part of the book that it shouldn't really fall into the sci-fi category.
As I entered the last 50 pages, I seriously considered stopping reading. I was confused by the military ranks and didn't care about any of the ch This was terrible and not interesting at all.
I was confused by the military ranks and didn't care about any of the characters. There are too many characters and they aren't explained very well so it's hard to keep track of them.
I don't recommend this book at all. View all 12 comments. Aug 10, Ivana Books Are Magic rated it it was amazing.
When I say that Starship Troppers is a novel that has had a profound influence on me, most people look at me like I'm crazy. If they haven't read it themselves, I can see why it might not seem too promising, especially if one isn't a SF fan to start with.
Nevertheless, I must stand my ground here. This novel functions wonderfully on many levels. In my opinion that is what makes it so great. I When I say that Starship Troppers is a novel that has had a profound influence on me, most people look at me like I'm crazy.
It works well both as a YA and SF novel. There are many great SF elements in it, for example the ingenious usage of power suit. Rico, the protagonist of our novel, is a Filipino growing up in a world set in future.
The characters in this novel are surprisingly racially diverse considering the time period the novel was published in. So, bonus points for that.
The story is easy to follow and the protagonist himself is very likeable I would say pretty adorable. We feel for the characters and we get engaged as readers.
As far as the narrative is concerned, everything worked out perfectly. Nevertheless, there is another layer to this novel.
What layer would that be? The one that deals with individual responsibility and morals, the one that questions the way any society is organized, the one that asks important questions.
Yes, that layer. The philosophical aspect of this novel was what I enjoyed the most. Remember those essays Rico had to write?
I remember one instant where he had to prove with scientific arguments what causes wars and it turns out to be population pressure. Yes, increase in population and hence reduced resources is that triggers wars.
I mean there is an intellectual aspect of this novel that often for whatever reason gets ignored, but it exists nevertheless. In other words, this novel asks questions that deserve to be asked.
Moreover, it provides answers that are quite logical. If I say this novel was one of those life- changing books for me, would I be going too far? That in itself makes it a pretty special book.
I remember so clearly the effect it had on me the first time I read it. You see, the story is interesting but it is not the main merit of his novel.
Likewise, the character development of Rico is handled very well, but that is not the only significant aspect of this novel. Yes, this could be deemed a fantastic YA read, but it is also so much more than that.
Everything is so well balanced. Perhaps that is why I keep on reflecting on I when I finish reading it. The point is that this novel made me think.
That is what I originally loved about it and that is what still attracts me to it. Seemingly simple, but having a lot of depth, this novel stayed with me.
It influenced the way I think. It made me question the relationship between society and the individual. Deep inside, there was an even more profound message and lesson to be learned.
Nothing in life is free. We have to work hard for everything in life. Thinking that we can lay back and let the government or whoever worry about our problems is so fundamentally wrong that it is not even funny.
If one wants to live in a decent world, one must pay the price for it. If one wants to be a parent, one must be prepared to punish their child when they do something wrong, not just stand back and be lazy about it, because punishment of any sort according to modern psychology results in trauma.
You know what results in real trauma? Everything in life requires effort, from relationship to work, there is no simple way and there are no easy answers.
This book teaches us a lesson about life and it does it n such a casual and effortless way it is almost hard to notice it. What I think Heinlein was doing and doing it well is examining human history, proposing certain ideas and bringing things to their logical conclusions.
Yes, he created a society where only veterans i. This enlistment could be prolonged should a need arrive as for instance in case of a war.
There is a sound logic behind that division between civilians and veterans that this novel proposes. It is known that revolution eats its own children.
We know the history of mankind is a bloody mess. Here in this novel there are some suggestions how to avoid it. It is not to be taken too literally, it is not something you should preach but hopefully reading this novel will make you a little more open minded and make you questions thing.
What kind of novel is Starship Troopers? Well, one wouldn't be wrong if one described it as a classic SF novel.
It is certainly considered a SF classic for a good reason. Like the best of science fiction works, this novel explores the complex creation that is human kind, using a future world to question our own as well as to propose possible corrections to our society.
In addition, it could also be called a YA novel because the protagonist Rico indeed grows up before our eyes. From a young man that acts as a boy, he makes the transition into an adult which sadly as Heinlein noted in his Stranger In A Strange Land is not something everyone is capable of.
Not all people turn into adults, some remain caught into the limbo of shifting and avoiding to take the responsibility for their own lives forever.
When it comes to my favourite authors, I seem to do rereading in cycles, every five years or so. I think rereading tells us a lot about a quality of any work of literature.
In my opinion, there are two reasons why a novel gets reread again and again. It is either very good or it has a sentimental value for its reader. In this case, it might be both.
I have a copy at my home that I will probably read at least once more and here is why. Because it is a great novel that functions perfectly on many levels.
What I liked most about it, is surely its philosophical and intellectual aspect, but it functions perfectly both as a great SF and YA novel.
View 2 comments. If you have seen the movie- forget it. Besides the names, it shares very little with RAH's study on why free men subject themselves to a loss of freedom in order to ensure freedom for others.
This book greatly influenced me when I was a boy- and it still colors my thinking today- 35 years later. This should be on the reading lists of every high school.
View all 4 comments. The novel follows our narrator Johnny Rico and his experiences through Federal Service, with trials of military life at the forefront of this novel.
View all 3 comments. It's been years since I first saw the movie of the same name so it was about time I finally read this classic. And boy, those two renditions of the story couldn't be more different.
But more about that later. The book opens to one of his company's firefights it's more a skirmish designed to disrupt the enemy rather than an actual battle.
However, after that, as a flashback, we follow It's been years since I first saw the movie of the same name so it was about time I finally read this classic.
However, after that, as a flashback, we follow him from his last school days and enlistment through boot camp, officer school and various deployments.
Parasitism, pure and simple. A functionless organ, utterly obsolete, living on the taxpayers. A decidedly expensive way for inferior people who otherwise would be unemployed to live at public expense for a term of years, then give themselves airs for the rest of their lives.
Is that what you want to do? Heinlein, at least in this book, is definitely presenting his view that self reliance is key.
It's nice to have a government and one that cares about its people but you shouldn't ask what your government can do for you but what you can do for your government and consequently for your own way of life.
Not to mention your responsibility towards other living creatures. I happen to agree with that because when I look around, I see people expecting "someone" to do everything for them right down to them feeling some form of entitlement which I'm allergic to.
The author also obviously supports the military and this novel could therefore be regarded as a mild form of propaganda.
Considering when the book was published, I'm not surprised. However, far from pushing the military agenda as a true propagandistic piece would, the author places emphasis on diligence, discipline, honour and other important life principles - again, points I agree with, and I think they don't only relate to military life and that they are not being remembered well lately.
In that connection, we see dropouts of various kinds and thus learn about the sense of responsibility for what some of them did, too.
But the author packs this book full of other moral discussions as well, mostly in form of Rico remembering lessons from school like the juvenile delinquents linking to adult failure that in turn links to the evolution of the culture Rico lives in.
Now, the book was a bit more "boring" than I had expected since we barely see any actual fighting. The writing style is detailed but that can add to the feeling of the story progressing quite slowly.
This is one of the things that convinced me the book wasn't actual propaganda. Especially after knowing the movie before the book, it was quite the surprise.
Which brings me to the comparison of book and movie. The movie has action and slimy bugs but is a satire against the military.
Which is better is up to the individual. Funnily enough, while I find myself agreeing with Heinlein about most things regarding duty and moral principles, I did enjoy the movie for what it was as it was well done and I've seen it more than once even.
Weird, no? I guess I can simply appreciate both for how well they are made regardless of which I agree with more. I can definitely see why this author became one of the biggest influences who wanted to and successfully did introduce intelligent plot points, contemplations and language into scifi stories no, he's not the only one, maybe not even the first, but there were more that were not like him and it convinced me to read another of his novels relatively soon.
View all 14 comments. Feb 10, Martin rated it it was amazing Shelves: science-fiction , best-all-time-favourites , recently-reviewed.
Giant Bugs attacking Earth! Brave people defending our planet! Grand Science Fiction! Johnny Rico wears tech-warrior mech-suit as a member of the Mobile Infantry on his path to become a Citizen.
For only soldiers can take part in shaping society. Quotes from the book: "'You. What is the moral difference, if any, between the soldier and the civilian?
A soldier accepts personal responsibility for the safety of the body politic Giant Bugs attacking Earth! A soldier accepts personal responsibility for the safety of the body politic of which he is a member, defending it, if need be, with his life.
The civilian does not. The purpose of war is to support your government's decisions by force. The purpose is never to kill the enemy just to be killing him Retired folk will appreciate the political discourse of Heinlein.
There is a movie of the same name. Remember the rule: The book is always better than the movie. Nov 16, R. Love this book.
I was talking about it with my brother last night because he brought up an organization he's doing work for that looks to fund candidates who are community service oriented.
One of their goals is to have half the House and Senate be veterans by I said i thought that was a great idea and that I thought we should go even further and demand all public servants have some sort of military service to achieve a high office.
He disagreed and said it takes all types to be a leader a Love this book. He disagreed and said it takes all types to be a leader and some fit in different way sand bring different things to the table.
Keep in mind that we're both veterans with him having been an officer in the USMC and myself in the Navy from a long line of men and women who have served.
He's never read the book so he's downloading it and then we can talk about it again after he's gone through it. I really love books that are written as a fun adventure story but have all these deep nuances when you dig into them.
I like this one and the Empire by Orson Scott for the same kind of writing although it's a lot more overt in that novel.
Will he make it out alive? Yeah, I don't really know what to think about this book. I picked it up solely because it was an inspiration for one of my favorite books, Old Man's War by John Scalzi.
While the writing was very good, there was never an "I can't put it down" moment. I'd say ninety percent of the book was Juan Rico's military life.
There wasn't a lot of action until the end. I liked the universe Heinlein set up. This was probably the first appearance of power armor in sf.
Aliens looking like giant bugs aren't overly original but they sure are creepy. Heinlein's depiction of military life seemed pretty accurate from what I've heard from people who've served.
It seems like I have more gripes than I thought. The rah-rah attitude toward military life got on my nerves after a while.
For a story including power armor and giant bugs, Starship Troopers was kind of boring. I also never bought Juan Rico's reasons for joining.
I'd better balance this with a few more positives. I liked the reunion of Rico and his father.Paul Verhoeven schafft es, das Tempo hoch zu halten und die militärisch-chauvinistische Grundhaltung konsequent durchzuziehen. Einband Taschenbuch Seitenzahl Erscheinungsdatum Thomas BrockThalia-Buchhandlung Lübeck. Damit fängt die harte Ausbildung von vorne an. An einer Stelle bemerkt Rico zynisch, dass es immer noch ein Sieg für die Bugs sei, wenn die Mobile Infanterie tausend Bugs töten und dabei einen Soldaten verlieren würde. Carl und Carmen sind entschlossen, nach der Schule zum Militär zu gehen. Edward Neumeier. Meiner Meinung nach ein Meisterwerk. Der Film sei daher verrohend und geeignet gewesen, Kinder Illegales Straßenrennen Jugendliche sozialethisch zu desorientieren. Ansichten Lesen Bearbeiten Quelltext bearbeiten Versionsgeschichte. Deladier belobigt das Flugteam. In einer Videobotschaft erklärt Der Alte Heute Rico, dass sie Berufssoldatin werden will, und beendet ihre Beziehung zu ihm. Mark GoldblattCaroline Ross. Robert Anson Heinlein was born in Missouri inand was raised there. In letzter Sekunde evakuiert eine Landefähre die Überlebenden. Namensräume Artikel Diskussion. User folgen Follower Lies die 4 Kritiken. Artikelnummer: X Erschienen: Heinleins düstere Feuchtgebiete Online Stream einer militarisierten Zukunft ist einer der erfolgreichsten und gleichzeitig umstrittensten Werke der Science- Fiction-Literatur. Er weist sie erneut zurück. We follow his military career thru the book and a new menace Opa Ist Der Beste outer space appears. If you're a soldier yourself, I can see that Heinlein, also a soldier, Tatort Der Fall Reinhardt make you proud of what you're doing. Blood of Zeus. Christopher Lloyd. It might also have been because he was paying lip service to a society kind of modelled on 50s America where the ladies were the home-makers and females in the frontline Sindbads 7. Reise even on the radar. Then again, I'm horribly entertained by Sarah Palin's "political" career, and occasionally read snippets of Ann Coulter's books because Shannara Chronicles anger is funny.
Star Ship Troopers Movies / TV VideoStarship Troopers: Traitor of Mars - Battle Scenes (2017) Zur Xenologie der Bugs oder: das Dilemma der Gewaltparodie in Starship Troopers von Paul Verhoeven in: Heinz Peter Preußer. Transmediale Texturen. Earth is caught in the midst of a deadly conflict with the implacable Arachnids, a swarm of insect-like aliens intent on wiping out all human life. Originaltitel: Starship Troopers. Darsteller: Casper van Dien, Dina Meyer, Denise Richards, Jake Busey, Neil Patrick Harris. Regie: Paul Verhoeven Drehbuch. Inhaltsangabe zu "Starship Troopers". DER KLASSIKER DER SCIFI-LITERATUR IST ZURÜCK! „NUR EIN TOTER BUG IST EIN GUTER BUG!“. Admiral Enolo Phid : Divergent 4 what he's told. Authors and commentators have stated that Uci Preise manner in which the extraterrestrial beings are portrayed in Starship Troopers has Johannesthal Klinikum Erfurt aspects, arguing that the nicknames "Bugs" and "Skinnies" carry racial overtones. Ultimately, Starship Troopers is a hopeful view of the future, and that love of an optimistic future Ihr Werdet stayed with me ever since. Jake Busey Ace Levy. Mike Massie. This is a new Der Wendler bitter and disillusioned Heinlein". Berkeley, California : Stone Bridge Press. Carl Jenkins. This is a book with strong biases in favour of Toni Kalem Vietnam war : Inklusive Synonym Starship Troopers was issued in Der Vater des Protagonisten ist sogar stolz darauf, dass er und der Rest seiner Familie nie gedient haben. Ich bin froh darüber, dass der Film so ist, wie er ist. Er durfte daher nicht öffentlich beworben und frei verkauft werden. Namensräume Artikel Diskussion. Dieser Artikel ist exklusiv für Büchergilde Mitglieder. Auch im Umgang mit anderen Spezies sind die Bugs nicht nur auf Aggressionen beschränkt, sondern sie betreiben durchaus Diplomatie. Instead he Mutprobe himself assigned to the Mobile Infantry, the frantic frontline where all that stands between Movie4k Ein Ganzes Halbes Jahr and an alien death is a sophisticated armoured Kinofilme Umsonst Schauen. In he sold his first science fiction story to Astounding magazine and soon devoted himself to the genre.