Monthly Archives: July 2013

Barbies in Space (The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch)

Phillip K. Dick has a few favorite themes to which he often returns: physic abilities, drug addiction, human evolution, ecological disaster, consumerism, the theology of St. Paul, law enforcement, space travel, etc. In The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch (1964) he deals with them all. With the sun heating up years before schedule and daytime temperatures on […]

No Fun Allowed 2: A Puritan Triptych

I have hesitated a week before publishing this post because I have serious reservations about whether or not I am right. I do not like to speculate on the motives of others, but sometimes the question has to be asked. Last time I was wondering out loud whether some of our public moral causes were […]