"Science fiction operates a little bit like science itself, in principle. You've got thousands of people exploring ideas, putting forth their own hypotheses. Most of them are dead wrong; a few stand the test of time; everything looks kind of quaint in hind"
Quintus Teal, California architect, liked to push the envelope. In this case, the envelope was the comfortably three-dimensional floor plan of the average house.
From the original publication of this story, here is the scene in which the residents look out the window... to see themselves looking out the window.
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