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Philip K. Dick

Date de naissance: 16. décembre 1928
Date de décès: 2. mars 1982

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Philip Kindred Dick, né le 16 décembre 1928, à Chicago dans l'Illinois, et mort le 2 mars 1982, à Santa Ana en Californie, est un auteur américain de romans, de nouvelles et d’essais de science-fiction.

De son vivant, il a reçu plusieurs prix littéraires, comme le prix Hugo pour Le Maître du Haut Château, et le prix John-Wood-Campbell Memorial pour Coulez mes larmes, dit le policier. L'auteur a passé la majorité de sa carrière dans une quasi-pauvreté. L'apport de Philip K. Dick à la science-fiction est important,,,,, et certaines de ses œuvres ont été adaptées au cinéma pour devenir des films culte : Blade Runner, Total Recall, Minority Report, Planète hurlante, A Scanner Darkly…

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„No tools. He doesn't build anything or utilize anything outside himself. He just stands and waits for the right opportunity and then he runs like hell.“

—  Philip K. Dick
The Golden Man (1954), Context: "We were always afraid a mutant with superior intellectual powers would come along," Baines said reflectively. "A deeve who would be to us what we are to the great apes. Something with a bulging cranium, telepathic ability, a perfect semantic system, ultimate powers of symbolization and calculation. A development along our own path. A better human being." "He acts by reflex," Anita said wonderingly. She had the analysis and was sitting at one of the desks studying it intently. "Reflex — like a lion. A golden lion." She pushed the tape aside, a strange expression on her face. "The lion god." "Beast," Wisdom corrected tartly. "Blond beast, you mean." "He runs fast," Baines said, "and that's all. No tools. He doesn't build anything or utilize anything outside himself. He just stands and waits for the right opportunity and then he runs like hell." "This is worse than anything we've anticipated," Wisdom said. His beefy face was lead-gray. He sagged like an old man, his blunt hands trembling and uncertain. "To be replaced by an animal! Something that runs and hides. Something without a language!" He spat savagely. "That's why they weren't able to communicate with it. We wondered what kind of semantic system it had. It hasn't got any! No more ability to talk and think than a — dog."

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„I'm not much, but I'm all I have.“

—  Philip K. Dick, livre Martian Time-Slip
Martian Time-Slip (1964)

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