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    This is an amazing book and I always thought it would make a great film or series.

    The ideas within it are heavily linked with disclosure and its effects.

    http://insidetv.ew.com/2013/04/10/ringworld-syfy/

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    Default Re: Arthur C. Clarke’s CHILDHOOD'S END - a new mini series

    Here is the book on amazon:

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Childhoods-E...childhoods+end

    Quote The Overlords appeared suddenly over every city--intellectually, technologically, and militarily superior to humankind. Benevolent, they made few demands: unify earth, eliminate poverty, and end war. With little rebellion, humankind agreed, and a golden age began.

    But at what cost? With the advent of peace, man ceases to strive for creative greatness, and a malaise settles over the human race. To those who resist, it becomes evident that the Overlords have an agenda of their own. As civilization approaches the crossroads, will the Overlords spell the end for humankind . . . or the beginning?

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    Default Re: Arthur C. Clarke’s CHILDHOOD'S END - a new mini series

    Ooh will look forward to that. Have just bought Childhoods end (plus Rendezvous with Rama and The city and the stars) from my local bookshop. Can't believe I hadn't read it before!!

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    a golden oldie... think im gonna read it again...

    Peace.

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    Fantastic news! One of my favourite SF novels with one of the best 'twists' ever!
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    I'm looking forward to this as well. Love Clarke's work, he was one of the authors that were my constant companions during young adulthood.

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    Quote Posted by EYES WIDE OPEN (here)
    Here is the book on amazon:

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Childhoods-E...childhoods+end

    Quote The Overlords appeared suddenly over every city--intellectually, technologically, and militarily superior to humankind. Benevolent, they made few demands: unify earth, eliminate poverty, and end war. With little rebellion, humankind agreed, and a golden age began.

    But at what cost? With the advent of peace, man ceases to strive for creative greatness, and a malaise settles over the human race. To those who resist, it becomes evident that the Overlords have an agenda of their own. As civilization approaches the crossroads, will the Overlords spell the end for humankind . . . or the beginning?

    I dont believe man only creates for war or for conflict in general. We are being trained to think like that ...

    Man creates and discovers cause he is always looking for new adventures ... and living is the biggest adventure of them all ... only the sick twisted minds of the "ptb" think that only war bring greatness ...

    If you look in the history of man ... it seem we grow faster during war times ... But its only cause the people with the money spend more on those times, not because war stirs up creativeness. If humans were not restrained by this debt economic system we would had made earth a paradise already and we would had been in the stars with all the brothers and sisters of this universe.


    p.s. ill have to read that book :-P

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    A friend sent this book and asked me to read it last year. Childhood's End by Arthur C Clarke.

    Evidently it was the first book he wrote.

    I just stumbled across an ad of the trailer for the series talked about here, while I was watching a clip from the movie Noah's Ark, that another person here had linked in their sig.

    Curious synchronities abounding all about ...





    The way events are portrayed in these trailers is slightly different than as described in the book.
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    Default Re: Arthur C. Clarke’s CHILDHOOD'S END - a new mini series

    I get the impression- without knowing this story -that it ends as ANOTHER MANIPULATION AND LIES on a grand scale.. I probably will not watch this ...

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    Since I've read the book, I know the ending ... it's different and disturbing in a way that goes beyond ideas of manipulation and lies, and the scale is cosmic.

    It's interesting to me that it is being made into a mini-series, also, the timing of when the series will be aired is curious.

    A lot of threads being pulled in many apparent directions.

    In January the movie the Fifth Wave, based on the novel, is coming out.

    Our imagination is extra-ordinarily and powerfully creative. And through it we can and often do tap into truth, I sometimes wonder if this first novel by Arthur C Clarke was what put him on the radar of the elite???

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    Default Re: Arthur C. Clarke’s CHILDHOOD'S END - a new mini series

    That said, at times, our imagination is used to steer us certain ways, too

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    ******SPOILER ALERT************


    I just watched a new TV show which aired tonight.
    CHILDHOODS END


    I had no idea there was a book from Arthur C. Clarke based on this story.
    I was blown away by the first episode and the blunt way they tell it.
    Basically all the things conspiracy theorists have been warning us about, the alien overlords coming to save us, giving us peace, only to turn on us and enslave us by no other than the devil him self, it all gets depicted in the 1st episode.

    I fully expected the alien to be some sort of giant reptilian alien with wings, but I had no idea they would depict him in a classical red devil with horns look.

    The show also has the same vibe as another show V (Visitors), and also Independence Day. All these shows seem to be repeating the same basic story but in a different way.

    I hope that the first contact doesn't end up anything like this.

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    Default Re: Arthur C. Clarke’s CHILDHOOD'S END - a new mini series

    .
    Here's the audio book: (8 hrs 40 mins, 170 Mb)

    http://projectavalon.net/Childhoods_...r_C_Clarke.mp3

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    Default Re: Arthur C. Clarke’s CHILDHOOD'S END - a new mini series

    why is it important that we buy into this scenario, is it to acclimate us, or simply disinfo?
    “a complete understanding of reality lies beyond the capabilities of rational thought."
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    Quote Posted by seah (here)
    why is it important that we buy into this scenario, is it to acclimate us, or simply disinfo?
    That's a most excellent question. My personal guess is that Clarke was warning us that not all advanced ET races might be altruistic, instead having agendas of their own that we might not find easy to understand.

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    Default Re: Arthur C. Clarke’s CHILDHOOD'S END - a new mini series

    I just watched the first double episode , I think I know how
    the book ends , from an old Twilight show . But I do not
    want to spoil anyone or myself ...LOL

    I was going to listen to the audio book about year ago,
    and I'm glad I did not as the show did remind me a
    bit of 'V' playing the long game.I was not expecting the
    last scene to look like that , that's all I can say for now........

    I have not read any other repies above yet either ...LOL
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    I'm watching Childhood's End right now. Part 1, The Overlords. I'm able to watch it on Syfy.
    http://www.syfy.com/childhood039send/videos/201501-the-overlords

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    here the actors talk about the difference between the book and the mini-series adaption of the book.

    http://www.syfy.com/childhoodsend/vi...c-book-vs-show

    So far, the plot stays synced with the general storyline I remember from the book.

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    For those that missed this ...
    Childhood's End


    I am amazed and this ... i am sure there will be alot of people that can spot huge amounts of weirdness ...

    It feels so wrong watching this series ... and I only saw the first episode. (That alien was omg ... cant be coicidence)

    what you guys think?

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