Fail-Safe Questions and Answers

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One example that illustrates human weakness in the man versus machine conflict is the machines themselves. It seems like people forget that machines are built by humans. Like humans, machines are...

Latest answer posted November 18, 2020, 4:45 pm (UTC)

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Please keep in mind that there were two films made from the Fail Safe novel. One was made in 1964 and one was made in 2000. I am assuming you are speaking about the more recent film. If that is...

Latest answer posted March 12, 2015, 4:52 pm (UTC)

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The thesis of Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler's novel Fail-Safe likely ties into technology and humans. It seems like the authors are drawing attention to the fact that humans are making...

Latest answer posted December 8, 2021, 3:32 pm (UTC)

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The overall perspective on the human factor is concerned with duty. While the key characters have little opportunity to interpret possibly erroneous information, they must act based on their...

Latest answer posted April 6, 2019, 7:30 pm (UTC)

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There are actually two different films based on the book Fail Safe (one from the mid 1960s and one from the year 2000). I am guessing that you want a comparison of the book and the more recent...

Latest answer posted March 12, 2015, 4:21 pm (UTC)

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A summary of Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler’s novel Fail-Safe in six bullet points should cover how the Vindicator bombers wound up bombing Moscow and why the President of the United States...

Latest answer posted December 8, 2021, 4:19 pm (UTC)

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