A modern-day prophet's attempt at an explanation,
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This review is from: The Exegesis of Philip K Dick (Paperback)
Philip K. Dick had a number of unusual semi-religious experiences, mentioned elsewhere. Whether these were brought on by a medical condition, vitamins or any other explanation has been suggested is largely irrelevant. This books only deals with these in passing, and is a wonderful compilation of Dick's own attempts to make sense of them; a great mind trying to analyze itself. As such, it offers an often surprising view of his preoccupations, feelings and worries. Some may think him crazy; to me, this book made him all the more human and interesting.
It should be noted that the Exegesis (Greek for "explanation") is not a story or a novel. The editors have done a valiant and largely successful effort to compile random thoughts and notes into a coherent narrative that reads more like a diary of half-baked philosophical and religious thoughts than a treaty on such matters. They should be congratulated, but be warned: don't read it to find out a definitive answer. Dick changes his mind constantly as he attempts to chart his own mind and any meaning readers may decipher from his thoughts will be on a personal level.
Dick obviously believed in the objective nature of his experiences, however what intrigued me the most was a unique opportunity to explore his deeply subjective and personal viewpoint. This alone, made the book worth every penny I spent, although I realize it's not going to be everyone's cup of tea.