1984 v. Brave New World. Aldous Huxley's Letter To George Orwell (Eric Blair)...Submitted by nonewt noromney on Thu, 03/08/2012 - 12:18
Read it, marvel at its prescience, and despair:
Huxley thinks our masters prefer the exercise of soft tyranny over Orwell's "boots in the face" control mechanism because it more efficiently brings about the "ultimate revolution" of deluded mass subservience to the aims of oligarchy. Is he wrong? Is Orwell wrong?