Mittwoch, 7. März 2012
Interessanter Brief von Aldous Huxley (Brave New World) an George Orwell (1984), in der Aldous die beiden Dystopien vergleicht und zu dem Schluss kommt, dass seine eigene Zukunftsvision die realistischere ist.
"Within the next generation I believe that the world's rulers will discover that infant conditioning and narco-hypnosis are more efficient, as instruments of government, than clubs and prisons, and that the lust for power can be just as completely satisfied by suggesting people into loving their servitude as by flogging and kicking them into obedience."
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Um einiges anschaulicher werden die beiden Werke allerdings in diesem älteren Comic von Stuart McMillen verglichen: "Amusing Ourselves to Death"

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