the minority report

The Minority Report by Philip K. Dick

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Philip K. Dick
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THE MINORITY REPORT is a novel by Philip K. Dick, published in the United Kingdom by Sphere Books in 1977 and in the United States by Del Rey Books in 1978. It is an epistolary novel which consists of a series of letters written by minor characters concerning an implicit conspiracy theory.In this book, Dick examines how mass media and advertising are used to control individuals, and to maintain a sense of false individuality for society at large. The narrator's main mission is to convince people that they have free will when they do not, exposing the manipulation behind such concepts as "consumer choice" through his use of metaphor and hyperbole.

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Vule
The prediction of the future is always an act of faith. – Philip K. Dick
Dakus
Some abridged quotes from Philip K. Dick's book The Minority Report (1967): "The Minority Report is based on our most recent attempts to solve crimes committed against people. We have some of the cleverest men here, and a lot of them are psychopaths. I'm going to tell you about some of the things that we've solved. It's not in the next book, but I just want to tell you about it for now." "The Minority Report is not a story
Tojaramar
I needed to write a literature review about The Minority Report and Nyxia Uprising books. I read The Minority Report with pleasure and got an A+ for my book review. Philip K. Dick is a wonderful writer.