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Huxley More Important than Orwell as to the Loss of Democracy? Options
Hope123
Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2019 10:02:44 AM

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Humans love distraction. Is this how democracy will be lost? Huxley may be more important than Orwell. "Brave New World " vs "1984"

Interesting book.

"Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business"

https://mailchi.mp/delanceyplace.com/orwell-versus-huxley-112119
Hasan Alam 1
Posted: Sunday, May 3, 2020 9:52:52 AM

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As an admirer of Orwell, I have always maintained that when it comes to politics, no book is as sacred as 1984, or Animal Farm. But for a short time now, I am being aware of the great book "Brave New World" by Huxley. As I have read the reviews of both books, and have grasped 1984, I am in no doubt that Huxley's book is more closer to reality than our beloved Orwells'. I will start reading it soon. But I like the terminology Orwell used in the book.
FounDit
Posted: Sunday, May 3, 2020 12:22:30 PM

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In either case, dependency on government, rather than ourselves, leads to a bad end for all of us.
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