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Voices in the head: from Juan Rulfo to Extremism

How many voices are inside your head? Who are they- relatives, your partner, a mélange of them? I was taking a leisurely stroll on the side of the Potomac last week when I realized this- that every man must have at least five voices in his head. 493 more words


Did Philip K. Dick disclose the real Matrix in 1977?

Renowned author of science fiction, recounts his experience with what he claimed as the real matrix.

Research more, this is chopped up into a 5 minute video. 23 more words

The Cosmic Puppets By Philip K. Dick

This was the first PKD book, but I will assure you it’s not going to be the last. The story started calmly with Ted going to his home town, and finding out everything changed. 233 more words


Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep by Philp K. Dick

Let me admit my own ignorance. I never wanted to watch Blade Runner because I thought it had something to do with vampires. I don’t do vampires. 684 more words


Do Mendeleevs Dream of Elemental Patterns?!

Ever wonder why the Periodic Table is arranged the way it is and how the pattern emerged?

Check out this fantastic Radiolab podcast to hear the ever curious and ever delightful… 41 more words


Inaccessible Writing: The Origin Story of Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin was born Ursula Kroeber on October 21st, 1929. She was the youngest child of anthropologists Alfred L. Kroeber and Theodora Kroeber. She grew up in Berkeley, California—where her father was a professor at the University of California. 509 more words


My Continuing Adventures with PKD

Solar Lottery.

It wasn’t my favorite, but I suppose they can’t all be.  It was PKD’s first published novel, and it feels like it.  Not because it isn’t good, but because it’s so very typical genre.  508 more words