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Sat Jul 15 2000 at 1:31:29
Actually, the hero was
and I believe he was actually being promoted not fired. He questioned the system by stepping outside the box, so to speak, and evaluating how a man measures his own self worth. He is exposed to the elements of the base, lower class society and was left cold by it.
There was, however, a character in the novel that developed a machine that did his job better than he did and was laid off.
It's interesting to note that
wrote this while they still used vacuum tubes in computers. The master supercomputer that he
in the book takes up acres upon acres of space. Still, the irony of his
message is not lost in
as we very nearly live in the world that
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
envisioned. A world run by machines.
I like it!
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