Quotes from Frank Herbert's Dune Chronicles on the nature of the Butlerian Jihad—a work-in-progress as I re-read the series.


"Once men turned their thinking over to machines in the hope that this would set them free. But that only permitted other men with machines to enslave them. ... The Great Revolt took away a crutch. It forced human minds to develop."

Dune pg. 11

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