Joyanna Adams

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Nobody Remembers the Words of Aldous Huxley

Nobody Remembers…

Just for fun, I got out my old BRAVE NEW WORLD REVISITED today, which talks about how dictatorships come and go in history…you might, like this Nobody, find some current thoughts on his words….

Here are some quotes from Brave New World, Aldous Huxley’s astute observations:

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In their Propaganda, today’s dictator rely for the most part on repetition, suppression and rationalization—the repetition of catchwords which they wish to be accepted as true, the suppression of facts which they wish to be ignored, the arousal and rationalization of Passions which may be used in the interests of the Party or the State. 

NOBODY: WOW. How often have we heard ‘catchwords’ like: a woman’s right to choose, racist, white supremacy, voter suppression, safe distancing, deplorable, dictator, bully, etc, etc…sometimes you hear one phase in the morning, and you will hear a dozen people say the same thing all throughout the day. Not to mention, ALL the facts of most any situation, especially Trump’s great successes were ignored, and they use racist to rouse the passion of all the liberals, in the interests of the democratic party. He spot on with this he was, wasn’t he?

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The society described in Brave New World is a world-state, in which war has been eliminated and where the first aim of the rulers is at all costs to keep their subjects from making trouble. This they achieve by (among other methods) legalizing a degree of sexual freedom (made possible by the abolition of the family) that practically guarantees the Brave New Worlders against any form of destructive (or creative) emotional tension. In 1984 the lust for power is satisfied by inflicting pain: In Brave New World, by inflicting a hardly less humiliating pleasure.

NOBODY: So THAT’s why they get promoting soft porn, gay sex, whenever they can. To keep us all busy and not going after them. Breaking the family up, where the man feels he should defend them…yeah, didn’t work on January the 6th did it?

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Under Hitler and Stalin, under their hideous rule, personal ends were subordinated to organizational means by a mixture of violence and propaganda, systematic terror and the systematic manipulation of minds. In the more efficient dictatorships of tomorrow there will probably be much less violence than under Hitler and Stalin. The future dictator’s subjects will be painlessly regimented by a corps of Higley trained social engineers.

NOBODY: And that’s why they are replacing the police with social workers. We are ALL being socially engineered. Every minute of every hour, of every day.

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Unlike the masses, intellectuals have a taste for rationality and an interest in facts. Their critical habit of mind makes them resistant to the kind of propaganda that works so well on the majority.

NOBODY: Dinesh De’Sousa, Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, Steve Bannon, Rand Paul, Jim Gordon, and a few others come to mind… and of course, President Trump. It’s no WONDER they go after them.

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If the first half of the twentieth century was the era of technical engineers, the second half may well be the era of the social engineers, and the twenty first century, I suppose will be the era of World Controllers, the scientific caste system and Brave New World.

NOBODY: Wow. How right he was. Except now we call it the New World Order. This was written in 1958.

Just saying.

May 13, 2021 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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