Trying to get title of a short story from the 40's or 50's where four people from a repressive earth society land on an alien planet, fall into a giant amoeba like alien, two of them fight the other two for freedom rather than return to earth. By Tenn? or Kuttner?

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    "four people fall into a giant amoeba" ... sounds like start of a joke.
    – Xantec
    Jul 19, 2016 at 22:18

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The story is "Four in One" by Damon Knight. This blog post has a summary that matches your description. You can read the story at the Internet Archive.


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