[FoRK] Orwell vs Huxley was... some crappy opinion piece

Joseph S. Barrera III j3 at barrera.org
Sun Jun 3 14:25:17 PDT 2012


And Vonnegut and (post-Handmaid's tale, e.g. Oryx & Crake) Atwood...

On 6/3/2012 2:22 PM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
> On 6/3/2012 9:57 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
>> There's only two futures, neo-liberal-collectivist Borg where free 
>> society is smothered by Orwellian authoritarianism or 
>> neo-liberal-classicist triviality where we put the pillow over our 
>> own heads as we smother ourselves with amusement with more and better 
>> meaningless distractions and pursuits.
>
> Props to Bradbury and DFW as well... who happen to follow in the 
> Huxley view. In fact, look at "Communist" China and you've got to 
> think that Huxley was really on to something.
>
> - Joe
>
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