Literature is the highest possible technology. It’s virtual reality right there: 26 letters rearranged in certain forms which, when decoded by the average human mind, can recreate a complete wraparound 3-D environment. And look, Neil Gaiman's audio play "Snow Glass Apples." And, um, were people really really stoned in the Sixties, or is this just an anomaly? 'Cause, seriously? Spock singing about hobbits is VERY disturbing.