and now for my next trick

huxley v orwell

with 2 comments

pain and pleasure hate and love

Stuart McMillen’s comic of Neil Postman’s Amusing Ourselves to Death, via kottke.

Both visions are vicious and clarifying and true.  Huxley’s though seems truer; it describes the insidiousness of our materialism and narcissism.


Written by Peter Rudd

August 16, 2009 at 2:02 am

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  1. these are not opposed ideas at all. they complement each other, “los dos lados de la misma moneda”, we say…

    Claudia Forcade

    July 21, 2012 at 4:19 am

  2. I hadn’t thought of that – thank you!

    Peter Rudd

    March 31, 2013 at 12:45 pm

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