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Brave New World - Aldous Huxley

“Brave New World (1932) is one of the most bewitching and insidious works of literature ever written.”

Aldous Huxley is rightly considered a prophetic genius and one of the most important literary and philosophical voices of the 20th Century, and Brave New World is his masterpiece. 118 more words

Our Increasingly Soulless Society

  Rabbi Avi Shafran,  JWR

Back in 2005, The New York Times asked a number of contemporary thinkers what idea that is taken for granted these days they think will disappear “in the next 35 years.”

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New Song! "Tyranny of Us" by The Grey Cards

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This one is about the kind of relationship that destroys the self, but also about the surveillance society we have (most of us) willingly signed up for. 11 more words

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The Grey Cards - "Tyranny of Us" (free download and lyrics)

This one is about the kind of relationship that destroys the self, but also about the surveillance society we have (most of us) willingly signed up for. 165 more words

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Down and Out in Paris and London - George Orwell

GUEST REVIEWER – Surly Joe

“He might be ragged and cold or even starving, but so long as he could read, think and watch for meteors, he was, as he said, free in his own mind.” 545 more words

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BEING UN-AMERICAN IN AMERICA

Un-Americans: A Philosophical Inquiry into the Colonial Perspective

By Brett I. Kier I Sunday, 16 March 2014

Let me begin by stating emphatically that it is un-American to call or accuse anyone of being un-American. 574 more words

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