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"That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons..."

“That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.” - Aldous Huxley, Collected Essays

Hanks+Watson+Boyega = Profit?

2 weeks agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

I don't know. This- this doesn't look good. I'm hoping the source material, Dave Eggers' 2013 dystopian novel of the same name (built around elements from Aldous Huxley's 1932 book Brave New World and George Orwell's legendary 1949 novel...

Power of psychedelic drugs to lift mental distress shown in trials

In 1970 US authorities said drugs like LSD had no medical use, but two tests may just have proven that wrong When Aldous Huxley was dying in 1963, he asked his wife to inject him with LSD, and he passed away, she wrote afterwards, without any of the pain and distress that cancer can cause in the final hours. Show More Summary

Nothing Changes Until You Tell Yourself the Truth

Depending on your preferred quote, the truth will make you miserable, make you mad, and set you free... but not until it is finished with you. I take no comfort in contradicting James Garfield, Aldous Huxley, David Foster Wallace, and especially Jesus. Show More Summary

Watch Aldous Huxley Discuss 'Technodictators'

3 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

"All technology is in itself morally neutral." -Aldous Huxley

Harrison Bergeron – A Cautionary Tale

There is little doubt that the two definitive novels that present New World Order-style scenarios are George Orwell’s 1984 and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World. The plot-lines, I should stress, are very different. Both novels, however, are decidedly grim, in terms of presenting a futuristic world, one...

Brave New World: Could It Happen?

In 1931, Aldous Huxley wrote one of the most famous novels on the scenario of a nightmarish, futuristic world in which the human race, society and civilization are very different to what we see today. But, which could become all too real. Its title: Brave New World....

Blank on Blank Creates an Aldous Huxley Video

4 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The video features a recording of an interview that took place in 1958 between Aldous Huxley and Mike Wallace.

Scientists Breed Live Mice Using Sperm But No Fertilized Egg

Paging Aldous Huxley. The first piece of the Brave New World you ordered has arrived. Scientists from the University of Bath announced they have successfully produced a live and healthy mouse without using a fertilized egg. If this is possible in humans, it means we can reproduce...

Scarily prescient 1958 animated interview with Aldous Huxley

4 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

In a 1958 interview, author, philosopher, and futurist Aldous Huxley (Brave New World, The Doors of Perception) shares his grim predictions that are unfortunately quite relevant today. From Blank on Blank: "This is Aldous Huxley, a man haunted by a vision of hell on earth. Show More Summary

Aldous Huxley Warns About Being Caught Unaware by Advancing Technology in 1958 Interview

4 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In a new episode of the wonderfully animated interview series Blank on Blank, the dystopian satirist Aldous Huxley shared his thoughts on overpopulation, government, democracy and propaganda in a 1958 televised interview with Mike Wallace. We mustn’t be caught by surprise by our own advancing technology. This has happened again and again in history and […]

George Orwell's letter from his former French teacher, Aldous Huxley, about Nineteen Eighty-Four

5 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Shortly after George Orwell published Nineteen Eighty-Four in 1949, he received a letter from his onetime high school French teacher, Aldous Huxley, who had published Brave New Work 17 years earlier. Here are Huxley's comments, via Letters of Note: Wrightwood. Show More Summary

Syfy Reveals Plans For a Brave New World TV Show

5 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Aldous Huxley's dystopian fiction story was first published in 1932.

‘Brave New World’ Coming To Syfy, Grant Morrison And Brian Taylor Will Bring Aldous Huxley Classic To TV

Brave New World, Aldous Huxley’s dystopian classic, is coming to Syfy. Comics writer Grant Morrison and Crank co-director Brian Taylor have been hired to adapt the book to television, and both will be in charge of writing and producing the show. Show More Summary

Newswire: Syfy hires Grant Morrison and Crank’s Brian Taylor to adapt Brave New World

Syfy has been talking about turning Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World into a miniseries for over a year now: Back in May 2015, Syfy locked heads with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV to start getting the sci-fi classic on screen. Now, in a move that totally screams “it’s a brave new world!,” Syfy has tapped two white dudes to get the job done. Show More Summary

Grant Morrison Set to Adapt Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World For Syfy and Amblin Entertainment

5 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Aldous Huxley's Brave New World is one of the most popular and influential sci-fi novels of all time. It's been adapted into two separate films, as a piece of theater, and as a radio play. Now, for the first time, Amblin Entertainment and SyFy are teaming up for a television adaptation.

Grant Morrison and Brian Taylor to adapt 'Brave New World' for Syfy

5 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Comic book great Grant Morrison and “Crank” co-writer-director Brian Taylor have been tapped to adapt Aldous Huxley’s dystopian classic “Brave New World” for Syfy.  Set in 2540 London, “Brave New World” depicts a society where natural reproduction has been abolished and people are instead born...

Syfy Enlists Comic Writer Grant Morrison and Brian Taylor to Adapt ‘Brave New World’ to Series

In 1931, when Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World, he envisioned the future as a place where people no longer bone for the sake of reproduction, where children are born artificially in hatcheries, where they’re then organized into castes, and where they’re discouraged from thinking, via subconscious conditioning, a psychedelic drug called soma, and many, many orgies. […]

Brave New World TV Show in the Works at Syfy With Grant Morrison and Brian Taylor at the Helm

Syfy has been looking through your high-school English class's reading list: Variety reports that the NBCUniversal-owned network is eyeing a TV adaptation of Aldous Huxley's legendary dystopian novel Brave New World. Comics writer Grant Morrison and filmmaker Brian Taylor have been tapped to lead the process. Given Morrison's reputation as one ... More »

Grant Morrison and Bryan Taylor Are Adapting Brave New World for Syfy

5 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Well, this is certainly going to be a ton of work. Syfy’s announced that Bryan Taylor (Crank) and Grant Morrison (of being Grant Morrison) are adapting Aldous Huxley’s classic Brave New World for Syfy. Read more...

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