"[Science fiction is] anything that turns you and your social context, the social you, inside out."
No comfort is spared Jorj X. McKie, Saboteur Extraordinary. Obviously similar to the chairdog - the ultimate ergonomic chair, a large flat surface provided both warmth and a tactile response to movement. And what is a Saboteur Extraordinary? Find a hint in this quote from Eugene McCarthy - "The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty."
I'm also curious as to his choice of animal. I associate dogs with subservience and love for their masters. On the other hand, if you had a bedcat, it could purr, thus combining both furry warmth and magic fingers-like vibration.
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