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An Instrument of God

“The belief that Trump’s election was God’s divine will is shared by others. Franklin Graham, the prominent conservative evangelical, said last year that Trump’s victory was the result of divine intervention. 460 more words

Cinema

The Man In The High Castle (Frank Spotnitz, 2015-2018)

9.5/10

Back for a third season is The Man in the High Castle, a series loosely based around a novel of the same name by Philip K. 379 more words

A Scanner Darkly - PKD

I’m posting this about 1.5 months after I finished reading A Scanner Darkly, because this book is really hard to write about. It’s deeply mental (as in “introspective,” not British-style “crazy”) and Phillip K. 578 more words

Books

10.16.18

“‘Mind’ is a tool invented by the Universe to see itself; but it can never see all of itself, for much the same reason that you can’t see your own back (without mirrors).”

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Journal

Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said by Philip K Dick

I read this book for book club. I ordered a copy through inter-library loan and received a 1975 edition paperback.

Synopsis: Jason Travener wakes up forgotten, and without ID in a futuristic police state. 316 more words

Book Reviews

Slamming Into The Fourth Wall

I. THE FOURTH WALL: A VERY (VERY) BRIEF OVERVIEW

The following short video explores the concept of “breaking the Fourth Wall” in storytelling. That’s when a fictional character—or even simply the narrative itself—acknowledges the existence of the “real life” audience existing beyond the (now-tenuous) barrier between fiction and reality. 1,242 more words

Philosophy

Ramble No. 22: Noble, Wehn and Maniac

The last week or so has been mostly dominated by science-fiction based thoughts about Philip K Dick (as evidenced by my two posts on Lawrence Sutin’s… 1,286 more words

Reading