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Notes from Nowhere: Erewhon’s Prophetic Foresight

Review of Erewhon by Samuel Butler “Reason uncorrected by instinct is as bad as instinct uncorrected by reason.”[1] —Samuel Butler As a work of social satire, Erewhon[2] is sheer genius, packed with perceptive, often hilarious insights into human nature. As … Continue reading

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The Brave New World of 1984

Entertained to Death “Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of … Continue reading

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