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Philip K. Dick (1928 - 1982)
US science fiction author [more author details]
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Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
Philip K. Dick, "How to Build a Universe That Doesn't Fall Apart Two Days Later", 1978
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.
Philip K. Dick, How To Build A Universe That Doesn't Fall Apart Two Days Later (1978)
So we and our elaborately evolving computers may meet each other halfway. Someday a human being, named perhaps Fred White, may shoot a robot named Pete Something-or-other, which has come out of a General Electric factory, and to his surprise see it weep and bleed. And the dying robot may shoot back and, to its surprise, see a wisp of gray smoke arise from the electric pump that it supposed was Mr. White's beating heart. It would be rather a great moment of truth for both of them.
Philip K. Dick, The Shifting Realities of Phillip K. Dick
Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane.
Philip K. Dick, Valis
Don't try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.
Philip K. Dick, What The Dead Men Say, 1964

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