"The bottom line in the Dune trilogy is: beware of heroes. Much better to rely on your own judgment, and your own mistakes."
Compare to the metal foil advertisement from Ray Bradbury's 1951 story The Illustrated Man. I also thought of the view plate from Philip Frances Nowlan's 1928 story Armageddon: 2419 A.D., which itself recalls the earliest form of television, a rotating disk of metal.
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