The thing I really like about the movie is that when most people talk about aliens they expect green or grey bipeds anal probing hick farmers. But then again, that doesn't have to be the case-- he could have been salmon fishing in Washington a few moments before. I have learned many many things from working with my clients and most of them are a helluva lot more intelligent than the average person would give them credit for. Well, to start with, when I wake up in the morning, nurse rosey or nurse jennefer brings me pancakes and a sunny smile, or, if nurse rosey has been fighting with her boyfriend again, she at least brings me pancakes. My theories about this movie are that Prot was either inhabiting Robert Porter or Robert Porter was just ill from the trauma he suffered years ago. The Creative Classroom by Mitchell Lopate, M.
His body was never recovered. Brewer tried his best, but didn't quite make it. Lastly, the human mind is more powerful then we give credit for, so under hypnosis Prot could have overridden the subconscious but then that would of defeated the purpose of getting Robert help. And I had other points, but I'm tired, and most of 'em were hit on already, so I'll stop now. I was so pleased to find this book and reading When prot left, he said he's be back in five years.
Had Prot not taken over, Porter would have washed up downriver somewhere and been in a vegetative state. Powell question it--and why can he not understand its significance when the others do? The carpenter nailed it all right as to what you need to do to help yourselves. In an effort to rekindle the magic of the first novel, Brewer is forced to rely on a growing cast of eccentric secondary characters, Dr Brewer's relationship with Rob, prot's schizophrenic alter-ego or is it the other way round? Prot shows several extraordinary mental and physical traits that are unique. He doesn't want to leave. But by the end of the second book, prot has slowly but surely been merged as a personality with his host. He was just a crazy guy who was good at inspiring other people. Flint raised his eyebrows questioning.
After prot finished his drawing to a planetarium full of open mouthed astronomers, Dr. I think the 'taking only one person with him' thing had nothing to do with physics and everything to do with, if everybody vanished it would throw too much weight on the 'prot-as-alien' therory ruining the ambiguity. If nothing else, the station scene adheres to Hollywood's insistence that all aliens' and time-travellers' arrivals have to involve a blinding light, b electricity, or c both. This last paragraph is not serious, but the first is offered for consideration. It was an amusing alien quirk, sure, but it was unnecessary. And he needs eight hours of sleep. Of course, if Someday I ever stumble across that third book, I would read it, but I'm not going to rush off on a wild prot chase just now.
When he goes under hypnosis, we meet other personalities buried deeper as well as the actual man. I want to believe prot truly is an alien from K Pax and not just a person with Dissociative Identity Disorder. Brewer tried his best, but didn't quite make it. Or is he in fact a troubled man named Robert Porter, with a dark secret in his past? Flint, we are beings, not people. In your own words, in the planetarium, what happens when Prot diagrams the light pad calculations? Now you are a child.
I look forward to ordering and reading the next as soon as possible. When watching movie and reading second book I decided he was most likely an alien. However: After reading book one; this part got my attention and made me re-think my decision: Direct Quote from the Book Good. Then I eat supper and then I work on my report or watch television with the other patients, or read something in the quiet room. Jeff's character is currently having big domestic troubles with his wife and son, so as usual Prot comes to Earth to help him. Give or take a few rare beings, of course. Why was he content to spend his time on earth being ordered around and locked up? And if I didn't explain well he inhabited Robert, remember one body at one time.
In movies, people that are mentally retarded also tend to have a sort of inate knowledge and amazing insights into the human condition. I think he rode her home, because he needed a physical vehicle of some sort. Couldn't have done it worse if they wanted to. So where was he Porter all that time? Patel went over to the door and made sure they were out of earshot. You must have hated 'The Other Sister', which portrays retarded people as naive and funny-talking but otherwise normal people. Where I really couldn't get into was: - Why would the cops at the beginning give him the time of day? As for the 'greatest minds in astronomy talking to me,' they still can. Brewer has heard it before.
The alien is gentle but criticizes humans for their harsh treatment of each other. In addition, when the narrator rolls back time with prot while he is under hypnosis, his explanations and stories about the world become less complex. Five years to the day, almost to the second, after he disappeared form the Manhattan Psychiatric Institute, leaving his host body in a catatonic state, the being known as prot rhymes with goat has returned. This explanation is still possible even given the way the movie ended, though you have to stretch credibility more and more to make it fit. Even if Prot was 5 years into his current visit and had been living in Porter's body the entire time, there's still the 5 prior years of Porter's life that need to be accounted for. But then when the other protagonists show up, the movie just jumps off a cliff and lands in Religious Endulgence Land. In an effort to rekindle the magic of the first novel, Brewer is forced to rely on a growing cast of eccentric secondary characters, Dr Brewer's relationship with Rob, prot's schizophrenic alter-ego or is it the other way round? Just another delusional with neferious screenwriters on his side! Comment on the farewell party--what actions caught your attention? Upon learning that many of his patients expect to leave Earth on July 27, Dr.