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Technological Progress

It would appear that technological progress is a thing that happens in this particular fantasy world. It started innocently enough with cannons, trains and telegrams and now it appears to be moving into more questionable areas. 446 more words

Fantasy

Top 10: Dystopian

These are in no particular order… I’m hoping to have some more reviews out soon after exams!

1) The Giver by Lois Lowry

2) Legend  42 more words

Book Lists

drowning heavenly ecstasies, fervour, enthusiasm, sentimentalism

Below, how these good things – ecstasy, fervour, enthusiasm, sentimentalism – are discredited and drowned by ‘egotistical calculation.’ Can you imagine going to work and being ecstatic, fervent, enthusiastic and sentimental and lasting a day? 180 more words

Brave New World

No.87 - Brave New World, Aldous Huxley Read 19/4/15

I’ll admit I love historic predictions of the future because it is fascinating to me to see what they got right and wrong. Whilst reading  514 more words

Books

O, Brave New World

April 23 marks good ol’ Will Shakespeare’s birthday–what better time to reflect on the brilliance of the bard? Join me as I discuss one of my favorite Shakespeare works in “O, Brave New World, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bard.” 818 more words

Writing

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Oh, wonder!

How many goodly creatures are there here!

How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,

That has such people in ’t!

– Miranda in Act 5, Scene 1 of Shakespeare’s…

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Books

The Liberals’ Brave New World

Today’s liberalism points to a wonderful, happy world of hedonism and social stability which Aldous Huxley wrote about in 1931. For liberals, the Brave New World is happily closer. 642 more words

Culture