Do Androids Dream Of Electric

Philip K. Dick, the author of Sheep, was born in 1928 in Chicago, but he lived most of his life in California. During 1952-1982, Philip wrote 36 novels and 5 short story collections. Philip K. Dick died in 1982 in Santa Monica, California. Philip had a rocky emotional life. He was involved in many bad marriages and was addicted to drugs. He would go through times of great creativity, then fall into times when he wouldn't write at all. With all of Philip K. Dick's ups and downs, he continues to be highly acclaimed in the realm of science fiction, as one of the greatest writers of his style.
Sheep, is a science fiction novel, based ...

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hunters such as Rick Deckard, are employed by the San Francisco police department. Rick and his wife Iran, are not satisfied with there lives and relationship. They have not achieved what they sought for in life, and it seems they both feel, at least partially, that the other is holding them back.
In the year 2021, the simple possession of a live animal is a large status symbol, not to mention a sanitary relief. Rick and Iran do own a sheep, yet, their sheep is electric. Another source of happiness in this world, stems from something called an empathy box. Inside this box, is an individual called "Mercer." The box is accessed by dialing a pattern of numbers which all translate into different emotional feelings. Other people feed their different emotions into this box, making them available for others to dial into and experience. This box resembles the addictivedrugs of today such as cocaine, heroine, and tobacco.
The plot of the book involves seven new, Nexus-6 androids ...

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