By Aldous Huxley
A long way sooner or later, the area Controllers have created the fitting society. via smart use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and leisure intercourse and medication all its individuals are satisfied shoppers. Bernard Marx turns out by myself in feeling discontent. Harbouring an unnatural hope for solitude, and a perverse distaste for the pleasures of obligatory promiscuity, Bernard has an ill-defined longing to damage unfastened. a trip to 1 of the few final Savage Reservations the place the previous, imperfect lifestyles nonetheless maintains, could be the therapy for his distress-Huxley's creative myth of the longer term sheds a blazing gentle at the current and is taken into account to be his so much enduring masterpiece.
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The experiments were abandoned. No further attempt was made to teach children the length of the Nile in their sleep. Quite rightly. You can’t learn a science unless you know what it’s all about. “Whereas, if they’d only started on moral education,” said the Director, leading the way towards the door. The students followed him, desperately scribbling as they walked and all the way up in the lift. ” “Silence, silence,” whispered a loud speaker as they stepped out at the fourteenth floor, and “Silence, silence,” the trumpet mouths indefatigably repeated at intervals down every corridor.
Terrible,” he repeated. C. had at that moment sat down on one of the steel and rubber benches conveniently scattered through the gardens; but at the sight of the stranger, he sprang to his feet and darted forward, his hands outstretched, smiling with all his teeth, effusive. “Controller! What an unexpected pleasure! Boys, what are you thinking of? ” In the four thousand rooms of the Centre the four thousand electric clocks simultaneously struck four. Discarnate voices called from the trumpet mouths.
Brave New World 42 Lenina shook her head. “Somehow,” she mused, “I hadn’t been feeling very keen on promiscuity lately. There are times when one doesn’t. ” Fanny nodded her sympathy and understanding. “But one’s got to make the effort,” she said sententiously, “one’s got to play the game. ” “Yes, every one belongs to every one else,” Lenina repeated slowly and, sighing, was silent for a moment; then, taking Fanny’s hand, gave it a little squeeze. “You’re quite right, Fanny. As usual. ” Impulse arrested spills over, and the flood is feeling, the flood is passion, the flood is even madness: it depends on the force of the current, the height and strength of the barrier.
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley