[ExI] Brave New World (was Re: "Toward a Type 1 civilization")

Damien Sullivan phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu
Thu Sep 11 02:18:32 UTC 2008

On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 11:24:39AM +0200, Stefano Vaj wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 6:55 PM, Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com> wrote:
> > Huxley did offer an alternative, thirty later, in the utopian novel ISLAND.
> I heard he did. In fact, he is even apologetic on his "youth nihilism"
> in the preface to a subsequent edition of BNW. But while I am curious,
> I doubt that the "solution" he claimed to have later reached to be
> anything more than some kind of re-heated, bland humanism.

Whatever re-heated bland humanism means.

-xx- Damien X-) 

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