Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

PHILIP K. DICK’S ANDROIDS: VICTIMIZED VICTIMIZERS

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.”

PHILIP K. DICK ON ‘BLADE RUNNER’

With unflinching honesty, the author of “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” discusses its cinematic adaptation and the shock of reading the original screenplay, which made him think that he had died and been condemned to eternal torture.