Brave New World

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Cloning, feel-good drugs, anti-aging programs, and total social control through politics, programming, and media - the philosophical and ethical controversies brought about by science and technology have never been more urgent. Has Aldous Huxley accu ...Continua
Dhruv Kandhari
Ha scritto il 03/02/20
Book Review
‘Brave New World’ is an understated novel that contains between its covers, some of the most important messages to liberate humanity out of the clutches of wilful slavery. The novel represents a continuous struggle between happiness and the necessary...Continua
SUN50
Ha scritto il 08/11/19
Masterpiece of Dystopian Literature (con TRADUZIONE) - Gruppo Appunti di lettura - Consigli mese novembre
Masterpiece of Dystopian Literature To compare Brave New world with 1984 by Orwell, re-read at the beginning of the year is too captivating. Orwell's apocalyptic rendering of a future controlled by Big Brother is horrifying, and is a wake-up call to...Continua
Andrés J
Ha scritto il 02/08/19
Dystopia

Quite an intriguing book. I loved how they managed to provide drugs and sexual freedom to the no-called-slaves of the story.

Evadora
Ha scritto il 29/11/18
Unfortunately I’ve been able to find a simplified vocabulary version, anyway I really appreciated this book- but extremely frightening for its cruel deeds. I think the savage is nothing more than one of us sent abruptly to the brave new world... comp...Continua
Yu-tong
Ha scritto il 01/07/16
SPOILER ALERT
p.08 「只是要讓你們對中心整體有個概念。」他會對學生們解釋。畢竟他們若要能聰明地做事,當然得對整體有個概念──其實他們若要當社會最良好最快樂的成員,對整體知道得越少越好。畢竟人人都曉得這樣才能帶來美德與快樂;整體的概念是智力上的必要之惡。 p.19 「而這個,」主任簡潔地說。「就是快樂和熱愛自己長處的秘訣了──喜歡你們應做的事。所有制約訓練的目標都是:讓人們喜歡上他們無從逃避的社會責任宿命。」 p.25 書本與噪音、花朵與電擊──嬰兒的腦袋已經妥協地將這些東西連繫起來;相同或類似的教訓重複執...Continua

Dubito
Ha scritto il Oct 09, 2016, 14:09
We condition the masses to hate country [..] But simultaneously we condition them to love all country sports. At the same time, we see to it that all country sports shall entail the use of elaborate apparatus. So that they consume manufactured articl...Continua
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Fer g'Rizzo
Ha scritto il Apr 07, 2016, 19:38
Reclamó el derecho a ser desgraciado.
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Fer g'Rizzo
Ha scritto il Apr 07, 2016, 19:35
El cristianismo sin lagrimas: esto es el soma.
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Fer g'Rizzo
Ha scritto il Apr 07, 2016, 19:34
Una civilización no puede ser duradera sin contar con una importante cantidad de vicios agradables.
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Fer g'Rizzo
Ha scritto il Apr 07, 2016, 19:02
Cuanto más talento tiene un hombre, más grande es su poder de corromper a los demás. Y es mejor que sufra uno solo a que se corrompan muchos.
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