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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: 2017-04-21 01:41 pm (UTC)
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"Coming next: brain-implant-induced anorgasmia for the poor ..."

See upthread the reference to Neal Barrett's "Hard Times."

Ted Chiang's "Liking What You See" is about a treatment that temporarily inhibits the ability to experience beauty - but it's not imposed on the poor.

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