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Questions tagged [hive-mind]

The concept of a hive mind is a trope in speculative fiction, where multiple bodies either share a single mind, or are controlled by a single mind.

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Why didn't Quria, Blade Transform, decide to introduce a Hive worm into its mind fluid?

An excerpt from the Books of Sorrow, Verse 4:9 "open your eye : go into it": Quria captured some worm larvae and began experimenting with them. Soon Quria, Blade Transform manifested religious ...
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Help finding a book title – college students find a way to open portals to other planets [duplicate]

I got the storyline of this book series (I believe it was a series) told to me by a colleague at a former workplace but I can't remember the name of the author or of any of the books in the series. ...
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Need title of book I read in the 80's about a post-apocalyptic earth in which all humans are telepathic

Back in the late 70's or early-to-mid-80's I bought a book from the Science Fiction Book Club about a post-apocalyptic Earth in which people lived in small villages and everyone was telepathic - they ...
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Genetically modified humans study insectoid alien miners with super-intelligent hive-mind

This is a short story that appeared in a collection. Two genetically-modified humans (corporate anthropologists, basically) travel to a planetoid inhabited by an insect race that is mining the planet ...
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Title of novel with girl who can read minds by observing body language, later communicates with a hive mind on an alien planet's surface

As a kid I was greatly influenced by a book where a girl (I believe her name was Marlena) lived in a ship orbiting an alien planet. The ship was intended to colonize the planet but the humans had ...
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I'm trying to find a book I read in the 70's about hive minds / psionics

Here's what I remember The main character was a black girl (late teens or early 20's) I seem to recall the story takes place in California (maybe the Bay Area) The girl is the nexus of some sort of ...
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What short story is about changing humanity into a hive mind?

An alien lands on earth and is amazed that this species has come this far with all those separate minds. He decides to unite them and rule them. The hive mind that originates from this succesfully ...