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How to Build a Universe That Doesn't Fall Apart Two Days Later
Philip K. Dick, 1978
An Interesting article by a Sci-fi writer on the nature of reality, mind, and fiction.
Here is a short excerpt...
It was always my hope, in writing novels and stories which asked the question "What is reality?", to someday get an answer. This was the hope of most of my readers, too. Years passed. I wrote over thirty novels and over a hundred stories, and still I could not figure out what was real. One day a girl college student in Canada asked me to define reality for her, for a paper she was writing for her philosophy class. She wanted a one-sentence