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"Each person is maintained inside their own virtual reality, tailored to their needs Mr Johnson. Of course, for the severely disabled, we 'dial back' their disability to the point where they are self sufficient. So they understand that they are disabled, but have all the basics. Full ability restoration inevitably leads to a breakdown of the scenario, so while it appears that we are limiting their capability, it is far better than they would have in base reality."

The doctor looked Mr Johnson up and down.

"Well. Let's get you into your own bed now shall we?" He smiled, uncaringly.

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    Neville Hunt over 4 years ago

    Made me laugh; thanks Jeff.

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    Drew Martyn over 4 years ago

    It's good they know what's best for us...

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    Jeff Taylor over 4 years ago

    Thanks guys :)

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