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"I never saw why I had to give up science in order to write, or the other way around, so I didn't!"
- Gregory Benford

Legislation Analyzer  
  Device analyzes potentially biased bills.  

"Let's get this straight," von Stern said nervously... "You intend to speak for this bill of yours? You want to defemd it yourself?"

Hull nodded. "That's right. Why not?"

"The analytic machines can break the bill down and present an impartial report for the members. Spellbinding has gone out of style. If you present an emotional harangue you can be certain of losing...

From The Trouble With Bubbles, by Philip K. Dick.
Published by If in 1953
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