"The Minority Report" is a 1956 short story by Philip K. Dick about a future society where murders are prevented through the efforts of three mutants who can see the future. Appearing first in Fantastic Universe, the story was adapted as a 2002 film with the same title by Stephen Spielberg.
The story is paradoxes and alternate realities are created by the precognition of crimes when the chief of police intercepts a precognition that he is about to murder a man he has never met. The story also touches upon the dangers of a powerful post-war military during peacetime. Like many stories dealing with knowledge of future events, "The Minority Report" questions the existence of free will.
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