One of the scenes that really impressed me in the Man in the High Castle was the two guys who got pissed at their boss and stormed out to use their own expertise to set up their own operation. A gutsy move, but in the early sixties it was at least conceivable. Now, after forty years of shifting the costs and risks onto the workers while reserving the rewards to the owners, that kind of escape strategy is not really feasible.In a stroke, the whole plot line of rejecting the contract to keep his pride is rendered moot by the conditions of modern labor.
And, at least so far, a reasonably interesting version. The Philip K Dick money machine keeps printing. What a shame he couldn't benefit more in his life
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