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We live in a society in which spurious realities are manufactured by the media, by governments, by big corporations, by religious groups, political groups. I ask, in my writing, ‘What is real?’ Because unceasingly we are bombarded with pseudo realities manufactured by very sophisticated people using very sophisticated electronic mechanisms.

Philip K. Dick

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Review: ‘Man in the High Castle’ Season 2

An action-packed Season 2 tries to answer the show’s questions.

Sonia Saraiya writes: The first season of “The Man in the High Castle,” … 625 more words

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Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, Life is but a dream.

Each of us has a divine counterpart unfallen who can reach a hand down to us to awaken us. This other personality is the authentic waking self; the one we have now is asleep and minor.

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iread - myreadinglife

I bought my copy of Philip K. Dick’s famous novel in a Penguin Modern Classics edition. I love trawling through them to see all the books it feels as if I should have already read. 517 more words

Philip K. Dick and Religion

Philip K. Dick and Religion is the last active blog on mystical PKD, that survived publication of The Exegesis. Created by Ted Hand – one of the greatest scholars of The Exegesis. 69 more words

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Clippings from Erik Davis on Phil Dick's Gnosticism/Information

Eric Davis and Ted Hand – Legendary Scholars of Exegesis

In its obsession with simulacra and coded messages, as well as its almost libertarian resistance to orthodox authority and a corresponding emphasis on spiritual autonomy, Gnosticism anticipates cyberculture. 250 more words

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Dystopian Philosophy

I finally got around to reading Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? By Philip K. Dick. For all of my bluster and love of fantasy and sci-fi, I’m poorly versed in the classics. 254 more words

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