Thu, 28 September 2017
Will mankind become a victim to its own compassionate tendencies? Philip K. Dick, today on The Classic Tales Podcast.
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Today’s story is by Philip K. Dick, author of many stories that have become blockbusters, including Minority Report, Blade Runner, and The Man in the High Castle. A pioneer in modern science fiction, Dick’s works tend to have pretty serious themes, such as today’s story. Though it’s great science fiction adventure, the underlying theme remains amazingly relevant for today: Will the fall of mankind occur because we are victims to our own compassion? Or will it happen because of our destructive tendencies? How are the two connected?
And now, The Second Variety, part 1 of 2, by Philip K. Dick