Quote for the Week

Because today we live in a society in which spurious realities are manufactured by the media, by governments, by big corporations, by religious groups, political groups…So 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. I do not distrust their motives; I distrust their power. They have a lot of it. And it is an astonishing power: that of creating whole universes, universes of the mind. I ought to know. I do the same thing.

–Philip K. Dick, “How to Build a Universe That Doesn’t Fall Apart Two Days Later”; courtesy of Wikiquote.

Posted on 15/11/2020, in quote of the week, quotes and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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