"I wrote many novels which … contained the element of the projected collective unconscious, which made them simply incomprehensible to anyone who read them, because they required the reader to accept my premise that each of us lives in a unique world."
In the film, replicants (android copies of human beings) are given the Voight-Kampff empathy test; this distinguishes them from human beings.
Read more information about the test at the entry for Voight-Kampff Empathy Test from Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, the 1968 Philip K. Dick novel upon which the film is based.
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