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Aldous Huxley

This quotation essentially means that experience is not contained within the moment at which something happens to somebody, but rather extends beyond that moment and encompasses the lessons that...

Latest answer posted April 3, 2019 1:55 pm UTC

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Aldous Huxley

Huxley was dubious of the advancements of science and technology. For, he feared that they might present problems beyond the control of the human being. What may initially be considered an...

Latest answer posted May 16, 2012 7:02 pm UTC

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Aldous Huxley

Aldous Leonard Huxley was born in Godalming, Surrey, England, in 1894. He studied English Literature in college, graduating with honors, and is most well known for his classic of science fiction,...

Latest answer posted August 24, 2018 11:46 am UTC

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Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley had what could be considered a very nuanced view of religion, neither summarily rejecting it in the manner of an atheist nor necessarily subscribing to it as a matter of faith. In the...

Latest answer posted October 21, 2019 3:11 pm UTC

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Aldous Huxley

In his 1932 foreword to his novel, Brave New World, Huxley's expresses his anxiety about science advancing ahead of humanity, for he states, It is only by means of the sciences of life that the...

Latest answer posted May 16, 2012 7:33 pm UTC

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Aldous Huxley

It is interesting to reflect that in spite of the way that Huxley is now so much a part of many curricula, when his work was first published it was often banned from appearing in schools and also...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2013 5:45 am UTC

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Aldous Huxley

In Aldous Huxley's essay "The Beauty Industry," he talks about how the beauty industry is the only sector which stayed buoyant throughout the depression of the 1930s and how women increasingly use...

Latest answer posted January 22, 2020 2:04 pm UTC

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Aldous Huxley

Anna, I believe this quote means that government leaders often start out with good intentions for their people by giving them handouts and enacting laws (like mandatory seat belt laws) to protect...

Latest answer posted April 20, 2011 9:33 am UTC

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Aldous Huxley

Very much the icononclast, Aldous Huxley used his scientific nature to analyze sociological conditions. His brother, the zoologist Julian Huxley, wrote that for Aldous mysticism and science...

Latest answer posted September 12, 2013 10:37 pm UTC

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