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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However, Pope Paul VI believed that science should help the youth form a unique identity, which is contrary to the applications of psychology in Brave New World.
Baker, David Bradshaw, and Joanne Woiak, (2) for instance, have argued that analyzing Brave New World in the light of Aldous's interest in eugenics and scientific planning reveals a highly ambivalent novel, one which cannot be simply read "as a cautionary tale about the dehumanizing effects of technology" (Woiak 107-08).
That takes us down a road which, to my mind, is Brave New World territory.
28) Unlike Neil Harris and other scholars, who contend that the Barnumesque entertainments of the nineteenth century encouraged audiences to embrace the values of the popular Enlightenment and develop the capacity to differentiate between humbug and truth, Cook insists that the artful deceptions of the nineteenth century played a more complex role, holding out the promise of discovering the "truth," yet also, through their unwillingness to come clean, helping to "socialize their audiences to a brave new world in which the very boundaries of truth were becoming more and more puzzling.
This Web site bills itself as the "survival network for the brave new world of business.
It seems that Aldous Huxley in his Brave New World has a clearer view of the long-term threat to human freedom.
Homosexual activists, radical feminists, abortion zealots and haters of Christianity have banded together to bring down the old order and substitute their own version of the Brave New World.
Many insurance companies anticipated that nimble footing would be necessary in this brave new world, and they took steps to become more agile.
BRITISH athletes will be forced to enter a brave new world at the Birmingham Grand Prix meeting on Sunday.
They disagree on the function and purpose of art, the criteria by which art should be evaluated, what constitutes the universal, and whether true cultural equity has a place in the yet-to-be-articulated brave new world of American theater.
Clifford Stoll's The Cuckoo's Egg, Michelle Slatella and Joshua Quittner's Masters of Destruction, and Cyberpunk, which I co-authored with Katie Hafner, all explore the brave new world of young men obsessed with powerful machines and computer networks.