Archive for Philip K. Dick

VALIS

14 hihglights Yellow highlight | Page: 20 The universe makes certain decisions and on the basis of those decisions some people live and some people die. This is a harsh law. Yellow highlight | Page: 26 ‘If God can do anything can he create a ditch so wide he can’t jump over it?’ Yellow highlight | Page: 36 His cynical grin had about it the grin of death; he grinned like a triumphant skull. Yellow highlight | Page: 41 were. Here time turns into space. Wagner began Parsifal in 1845. He died in 1873, long before Hermann Minkowski postulated four-dimensional space-time . The source-basis for Parsifal consisted of Celtic legends, and Wagner’s research into Buddhism for his...

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

1 Yellow highlight | Location: 104 particular branch of that question: what is a fake? And, if you can make a fake seem authentic enough, does it matter?