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Story idea: while on public assistance, welfare recipients are denied the use of their colour vision, as well as their senses of smell and taste.

Date: 2017-04-18 07:40 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
I read something like this about 15 years ago in Asimov's magazine. Something about junior employees not having enjoyment of some of their organs until they had vested their pensions? I'll check the ISFDB to see if I can find it.

Date: 2017-04-18 08:02 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
"Hard Times" by Neil Barret, Jr.; see description here http://bestsf.net/asimovs-april-2003/

Date: 2017-04-18 08:37 pm (UTC)
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I remember that one.

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