Stumbled over this interview with Aldus Huxley through my friend Óglach who also reblogged it. It´s amazing and frightening in its accuracy and foresight. Please watch take the time to watch this whole video and share it! As you know, I´m not much of a reblogger, so this shows how much it means to me… 🙂
Saturday Night – Film Night
Here’s an extraordinary find!
A 1958 interview with Brave New World author Aldous Huxley
It’s well worth listening to because of the themes he explores
And because he’s bang on with what he said would happen!
might as well have put away her crystal ball
as this visionary writer looked into our future.
You’ll be shocked and surprised at what you hear.
NB – disregard the first few seconds. I’m told they were usually messy like that at the dawn of TV broadcasting
Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)
Much of his work deals with the conflict between the interests of the individual and society, often focusing on the problem of self-realization within the context of social responsibility.
Brave New World, published in 1932, imagined a fictional future in which free will and individuality were sacrificed to achieve complete social stability.
Brave New World depicted a dystopian…
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