“Name Your Symptom,” Jim Harmon, 1956

“Name Your Symptom,” Jim Harmon, 1956 — Henry Infield lives in a society that constructs mechanical cures for neuroses, such as device on one’s back which will kill if one’s alcohol level goes over the sobriety limit.

Comments: Themes of psychiatry, neuroses, “cures.” Read in The Fourth Galaxy Reader.

Author: Wikipedia: “James Judson Harmon (21 April 1933 – 16 February 2010), better known as Jim Harmon, was an American short story author and popular culture historian who wrote extensively about the Golden Age of Radio. He sometimes used the pseudonym Judson Grey, and occasionally he was labeled Mr. Nostalgia.”


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