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It's a Philip K. Dick World
5/9/2008 1:44:39 PM
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nothing remains the same; all things change
This computer might play a trick on me if I turn my back on it. It might visit some web site and download something that does not interest me.
The chair in which I sit could morph at any moment into Coyote, the Trickster, and slink off into the forest.
Things like that happen when we are not looking.
What do you think has happened to all of those socks that got lost in the washing machine? Those pens that disappeared from your desk, those car keys that never did turn up?
They were eaten by alien creatures masquerading as ordinary household objects! (Or this could just be a paranoid fantasy.)
That is a Philip K. Dick world. Check out his novels, including Bladerunner and A Scanner Darkly.
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