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Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel The Handmaid’s Tale has just been remade as a TV mini-series, starring Elisabeth Moss, twenty-seven years after a 1990 cinematic adaptation with Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, and Robert Duvall.   555 weitere Wörter

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Schöne neue Welt: Wir leben in einer Dystopie

German translation of short piece originally in The Conversation, but now here on Netzoiloten Magazin

Die orwellianische Dystopie vom Doppelsprech ist, aufgrund von Bedenken wegen Trumps „alternativen Fakten“ gerade ziemlich in Mode. 1.044 weitere Wörter

"Oh brave new world that has such people in it!"

It would take quite a long time for me to simply list every reference to Shakespeare in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, let alone analyze the significance of them. 1.028 weitere Wörter

SF

Doomed to amuse ourselves to death in our post-1984 brave new world

Danyl Mclauchlan writes at The Spinoff about Seeking shelter from the information monsoon.

The whole article is worth reading but ironically: My brain is like a tiny teacup with a firehose gushing into it. 665 weitere Wörter

General

Happiness

„Actual happiness looks pretty squalid in comparison with the overcompensations for misery. And, of course, stability isn’t nearly so spectacular as instability. And being contented has none of the glamour of a good fight against misfortune, none of the picturesquness of a struggle with temptation, or a fatal overthrow by passion or doubt. 947 weitere Wörter

Photography

12 cards in Brave New World #2

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& somehow the titles and other stuff got lost in transit, so here are the names of these pieces as numbered;

1. Let’s stink… 33 weitere Wörter

J4

Change is a comin'

There’s a pep in my step.
There’s a little hop in my walk.

There’s no need for slumping.
There’s no need for feeling down.

The storm has come and passed. 41 weitere Wörter

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