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"Faith of Our Fathers" (1967) was nominated for a Hugo award for Best Novelette in 1967. The story is frequently anthologized and is often the first story encountered by Dick readers who are not normally readers of science fiction. As such, it is a good introduction to his concerns, being a distillation of everything he has written. It challenges both the concept of the charismatic leader and that of the spiritual fountainhead through a devastating series of reality breakdowns that are at first hilarious and then terrifying. The hero, Chien, lives in a victorious Hanoi, part of a huge Red Empire that has, however, like the JapaneseGerman alliance in The Man in the High Castle, not yet subdued every American resistance group. The future is totalitarian, dominated utterly by the Chairman. The citizens are maintained in a state of hallucinogenic delusion. But there are fears that the Chairman is really...

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