"Contentment, Satisfaction, Cheer, Well-Being, Gladness, Joy, Comfort, and Not having To Get Up Early Any More"

Title"Contentment, Satisfaction, Cheer, Well-Being, Gladness, Joy, Comfort, and Not having To Get Up Early Any More"
Year for Search1976
AuthorsEffinger, George Alec (1947-2002)
Secondary AuthorsDann, Jack [Mayo](b. 1945), and Dozois, Gardner R[aymond](1947-2018)
Secondary TitleFuture Power: A Science Fiction Anthology
Pagination120-46 with an editors' note (119-20)
Date Published1976
PublisherRandom House
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia in which the world has been entirely homogenized and is ruled by six men, with one of them arranging the retirement of the other five one at a time. He then retires and the computer that has been effectively running the world takes over.

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Author Note

(1947-2002)

Full Text

1976 Effinger, George Alec (1947-2002). “Contentment, Satisfaction, Cheer, Well-Being, Gladness, Joy, Comfort, and Not having To Get Up Early Any More.” Future Power: A Science Fiction Anthology. Ed. Jack [Mayo] Dann and Gardner [Raymond] Dozois (New York: Random House, 1976), 120-46 with an editors’ note (119-20). PSt

Dystopia in which the world has been entirely homogenized and is ruled by six men, with one of them arranging the retirement of the other five one at a time. He then retires and the computer that has been effectively running the world takes over.