The Black Iron Prison
PKDs idea is that humanity is under a spell, or has become infected with a 'mind-virus'. This virus has colonised our psyche, and one of its main effects is that it tells us that there is no mind-virus.
Scapegoats, Royalty, and a Summary of the Series So Far
We apparently need a scapegoat on whom to blame 'the bad stuff', whether or not there is one single entity at fault for what ails us. Does the devil have goat's feet by coincidence?
Chained To The Earth
This is Part Four of the investigation into Moloch, the Solid State Intelligence, Ahriman, and other dark forces which are either a kind of shorthand for coordination failures, or, from another viewpoint are in a very real sense evil entities.