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"Does it open a new horizon for my thinking? Does it lead me to think new kinds of thoughts, that I would not otherwise perhaps have thought at all? These qualities are what [make] science fiction ...unique."
- Frederik Pohl

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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