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It's clever, but is it art?
(This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time.)
4th-Mar-2009 07:04 pm - Brave New World. Also, Walden Two.
Ah yes -- yet another great, rambling book review post.

This time, the topic is Brave New World.Collapse )

Now then, I also recently read another utopian/distopian novel, Skinner's Walden TwoCollapse ) On with some general reactions to all this -- both Huxley and Skinner.Collapse )

But in any case, I have one objection that concerns both Huxley's and Skinner's utopias, and it is simply this: I really don't believe Man is capable of existing without conflict.Collapse )

Anyway. I was going to try to write some kind of actual conclusion for this ramble, but as usual it's quite long enough without that, so...
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