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  •  A doctor can't fix your sleep. The corporate cult (0+ / 0-)

    does not allow deviation from the clock.  That is the sickness that needs curing.  Read,

    "'Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman" by Harlen Ellison

    As per Wikipedia, but it is better the read the story,

    The story opens with a passage from Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau. The story is a satirical look at a dystopian future in which time is strictly regulated and everyone must do everything according to an extremely precise time schedule. In this future, being late is not merely an inconvenience, but a crime. The crime carries a hefty penalty in that a proportionate amount of time is "revoked" from one's life. The ultimate consequence is to run out of time and be "turned off". This is done by the Master Timekeeper, or "Ticktockman", who utilizes a device called a "cardioplate" to stop a person's heart once his time has run out.

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