Two books that shape our world view

Huxley’s Brave New World and Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-four, revisited

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After the election of 2016 in which Donald Trump, against all the polls and all expectations, was declared the President, two books have returned to the best seller lists. Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World written before World War II and George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, written after.

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An unwieldy mix of the sacred and the profane, uneasily co-existing in an ever more fragile shell. Celebrating no-shave Nov since Sept 1989.