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This Week's Sermon -8/3

[I'm creating a character for a new game, John North, a Methodist Minister - someone quite removed from my own personality and experience. I thought it might be interesting to write his weekly sermon before each game. 1,033 more words


Brave New World

By: Aldous Huxley

Publication Date: 1932

Status: read

Book Review: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (3/5). Finally catching up on classics

I was skeptical when my carpool buddy picked this title. I’ve never read this classic and frankly have never heard too many rave reviews of it. 1,155 more words


Women in Dystopia: A Review of The Young World

You may know Chris Weitz as the director of the film adaptations of Twilight: New Moon and The Golden Compass, but this summer, Weitz has something new in store for us. 1,004 more words


learn remorselessness

Is business to do good and do well, follow rules, keep obligations, listen to your conscience, be loyal, have a sense of commonweal, think long term, be thoughtful? 252 more words

Brave New World


“Actual happiness always looks pretty squalid in comparison with the overcompensations for misery. And, of course, stability isn’t nearly so spectacular as instability. And being contented has none of the glamour of a good fight against misfortune, none of the picturesqueness of a struggle with temptation, or a fatal overthrow by passion or doubt. 15 more words