Brave New World: Huxley’s Biology Is Perfectly Right

2019-11-13T00:33:11+00:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: LITERATURE|Tags: , |

Joseph Needham, one of the leading biologists of his day, strongly proclaims that Huxley has gotten the science—biology and psychology as well as philosophy—exactly right. Brave New World clearly shows what lies ahead, and it should be required reading especially for those who trust in science to save the world.

Brave New World: The Rise of Mass Man

2019-11-11T23:26:00+00:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: LITERATURE|Tags: , |

Huxley’s preoccupation with and concern about the increasing prosperity and numbers of the proletariat found expression in Brave New World. Huxley felt the masses had grown more menacing with population increases and he wrote the novel at a time when it seemed mankind could not recover from the problems of war, depression, and explosive technological progress.

Aldous Huxley’s Quest for Values: Religion

2019-01-24T20:16:56+00:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: LITERATURE|Tags: , |

Huxley’s ideas have been subjected to much criticism. Those which have been most criticized deal with religion; they have been attacked not only by the critics who have been disturbed by their religious and philosophical implications, but by those who have been bored by Huxley’s occasionally excessive didacticism.

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