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Brave New World

After I had read a couple of chapters, I felt I had to put the book down for a bit. To rest for a while. There is only so much horror I can take in one dose. noch 406 Wörter


Book Quote of the Day: Brave New World

‘But if you know about God, why don’t you tell them?’ asked the Savage indignantly.

‘Why don’t you give them these books about God?’

‘For the same reason as we don’t give them Othello: they’re old; they’re about God hundreds of years ago.

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Reflection on the World Today: What entertains us DEFINES us. 

(The Thinker, by Auguste Rodin)

These are just my personal thoughts. Many things have been nagging me for a long while now. There is no denying that often I feel alienated from those around me. noch 2.457 Wörter

My Thoughts And Theories

Ano Libre Part 2 Chapter 1

Joshua opened the door of the factory. It was vintage, its old supports tainted a mildew. The machines roared as production parts moved across the conveyer belt of ready to assemble buildings for kits on the building sites. noch 2.442 Wörter

Chronic Remorse

Chronic remorse, as all the moralists are agreed, is a most undesirable sentiment. If you have behaved badly, repent, make what amends you can address yourself to the task of behaving better next time. noch 26 Wörter

Aldous Huxley

Brave New World?

I’ve been re-re-re-reading Brave New World recently.

My thoughts on Huxley’s writing style aside (it’s kinda crappy, but seems almost deliberately so, which is sort of endearing), it’s quite clear why it’s treated as a hallmark. noch 1.097 Wörter