Philip K. Dick
I must admit that the existence of Disneyland (which I know is real) proves that we are not living in Judaea in 50 AD. . . . Saint Paul would never go near Disneyland. Only children, tourists, and visiting Soviet high officials ever go to Disneyland. Saints do not.
Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment.
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesnít go away.
Science fiction writers, I am sorry to say, really do not know anything. We canít talk about science, because our knowledge of it is limited and unofficial, and usually our fiction is dreadful.
The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words.
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