Brave New World: Huxley’s Biology Is Perfectly Right

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

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|LITERATURE|

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.

Brave New World: The Author’s Second Thoughts

2019-03-05T11:39:53+00:00March 5th, 2019|LITERATURE|

In a foreword to Brave New World written fourteen years after the book was first published, the author finds that society is embracing the attitudes he warned against even more quickly than he had originally thought.