PHILIP K. DICK
“No,” both Fat and I said in unison.
“That dry barren field. That was the parking lot Brady ran across to get into his car when the two men in black were stationed and ready to shoot him.”
I hadn’t realized that. “How do you know?” I said.
“There was a tree,” Kevin said. “Both times.”
“I saw no tree,” Fat said.
“Well, we’ll all have to go see the picture again,” Kevin said.
“I’m going to; ninety percent of the details are designed to go by you the first time – actually only go by your conscious mind; they register in your unconscious. I’d like to study the film frame by frame.”
I said, “Then the Christian fish sign is Crick and Watson’s double helix. The DNA molecule where genetic memory is stored; Mother Goose wanted to make that point. That’s why -“
“Christians,” Kevin agreed. “Who aren’t human beings but something without sex organs designed to look like human beings, but on closer inspection they are human beings; they do have sex organs and they make love.”
“Even if their skulls are full of electronic chips instead of brains,” I said.
“Maybe they’re immortal,” Fat said.
“That’s why Linda Lampton is able to put her husband back together,” I said. “When Brady’s mixer blew him up. They can travel backward in time.”
Kevin, not smiling, said, “Right. So now can you see why I wanted you to see Valis?” he said to Fat.
“Yes,” Fat said, somberly, in deep introspection.
“How could Linda Lampton walk through the wall of the mixer?” I said.
“I don’t know,” Kevin said. “Maybe she wasn’t really there or maybe the mixer wasn’t there; maybe she was a hologram.”
“‘A hologram,'” Fat echoed.
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