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Brave New World

I am an experiment

It didn’t take long to figure it out

Gated fences, surrounded by zombies

Long glances in the distance

Hopelessness to go around. 103 more words


Happiness Is Not Grand

I have taken this title, and the quote from Aldous Huxley’s book, “Brave New World”, and I thought, “Hmm, there is truth in this”.

And then, thanks to WordPress, I rediscovered a marvellous singer / comedian called Ken Dodd. 335 more words


Notes on Orwell's Aspidistra

Having just finished George Orwell’s 1956 Keep the Aspidistra Flying, I find myself no less confused about Orwell’s personal philosophies than when I had begun it.  1,254 more words

George Orwell

Tomorrowland Review

Disney as cult is not a new concept. The Corporation would never choose such a descriptor, but neither has it ever shied away from behavior that justifies the label. 1,426 more words


Propaganda in Perspective

Perhaps the most widely accepted political idea of the past fifty years is not any particular liberal or conservative philosophy, but the universal faith in the media’s influence on politics itself.  670 more words


A Brave New World...

I never know exactly how to start these. I mean I’ve had a few blogs over the course of my life and I stick with them for a little while… But then, then it starts to feel like work. 67 more words

When Machen Meets Huxley: Thoughts on Hedonistic Liberalism

Recently, with no intention whatsoever of the sort, I have been reading J. Gresham Machen’s classic book, Christianity and Liberalism alongside of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World.  898 more words