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"What has allowed so many Psychopathic Personalities to rise so high in corporations and government, is that they are so decisive. Unlike normal people, they are never filled with doubts, for the simple reason that they cannot care what happens next."
- Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

'Thopter  
  Describes any plane capable of wing-beat flight in the manner of birds.  

See the detailed entry for "ornithopter."

From Dune, by Frank Herbert.
Published by Putnam in 1965
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