The article discusses the contradiction between the two versions of the film, Blade Runner, directed by Ridley Scott.
Se gli androidi di Dick sono stupidamente malvagi come vuole il loro programma, non diversamente vanno le cose per i pochi esseri umani che incontriamo in questo paesaggio con rovine
Both in what it shows and in what is absent from it, Blade Runner (1982) deviates in morally significant ways from the 1968 novel by Dick on which it is based.
Late in his career, in the essay “Man, Android and Machine,’’ Philip K. Dick said the android is "a thing somehow generated to deceive us in a cruel way, to cause us to think it to be one of ourselves.”
One of the big questions in Blade Runner is "What does it mean to be Human?" John W. Whitehead has a look at this and related questions in Blade Runner couched in a view of the postmodern world.