“The Congruent People,” A. J. Budrys, 1953

“The Congruent People,” Algis Budrys, 1953 – A man realizes that most of his experience consists of “gestalt” assumptions.  His perception is nudged out of phase due to a newspaper and he discovers a group of people living in another reality.

Comments:  Twist ending.  Read in Star Science Fiction Stories No. 2.

Author: Wikipedia: “Algis Budrys (January 9, 1931 – June 9, 2008) was a Lithuanian-American science fiction author, editor, and critic. He was also known under the pen names ‘Frank Mason,’ ‘Alger Rome,’ ‘John A. Sentry,’ ‘William Scarff,’ and ‘Paul Janvier.'”

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