Brave New World (1980)

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First edition cover

First edition cover (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

ronald paul on Jan 25, 2012

In a future society based on pleasure without moral worries, love is prohibited but casual sex, now called ‘engaging’, is strongly encouraged. Everyone is kept happy with a legal drug, soma. People are hatched and cloned on conveyor belts to meet the requirements of five different social classes, from ruling Alphas to robot-like Epsilons. Bernard Marx is a different Alpha male with an inclination to thinking. He and a girl called Lenina Disney go visit a reservation of ‘savages’ where they meet a handsome young man John and bring him back to ‘civilization’. Continue reading

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