Brave New World


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Brave New World

Aldous Huxley’s grim picture of the future, where scientific and social developments have turned life into a tragic travesty. [Br. Lit.: Magill I, 79]

Brave New World

picture of world’s condition 600 years from now. [Br. Lit.: Brave New World]
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The brave new world has taken an equivalent time to reach perfection.
So Weigel concludes, the brave new world tells us that we ought to settle for a middling happiness in a world free of trouble.
Meanwhile, those of us who remain in this brave new world are walking as carefully - albeit as quickly, efficiently, and productively - as we dare on this new, computer-assisted editing tightrope.
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In the chapter on Education, Brave New World gets one paragraph of ten lines, seven lines of which are a quotation from Huxley about the myopia of professors.
It was a brave new world in which 20-year- old rookie Sasha Vujacic's name was the last announced during pregame introductions.
While the article "Database Nation" will predictably raise worries about Big Brother and George Orwell's 1984, perhaps a better point of reference is Aldous Huxley's Brave New World.
In rapid-fire succession, the collapse of NASDAQ, the 2001 recession, the evaporation of hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of corporate earnings, and the spectacular swing to deficit from surplus for federal and state governments laid waste to this brave new world.
As humanity ushers in the brave new world of genetic engineering, these thoughts acquire an altogether new twist.
And like Brezhnev-era Soviet commissars, Scarr eagerly denounces opposition to the Brave New World she envisions as a form of illness.