Why cannot both be equally right? Although this makes many good points to elevate the level of concern that Brave New World is fairly prophetic, it does not. Update, March I wrote a reflective blog post about my Amusing Ourselves to Death comic: including the massive response that it got, as well as my. Amusing Ourselves to Death: The Comic Stuart McMillen has created a nice graphic adaptation of Neil Postman’s comparison of Orwell vs.

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In the spirit of asking for consent, I did so too and got his blessing to write this article and feature his link here: We have seen the enemy and he is us. I rather think that a combination of Huxleys and Orwells visions of those dystopias will be our undoing.

Still, is the […]. In Brave New World, they are controlled by inflicting pleasure. ourselfes

Gregory Mostizky on Fri, 8th Apr oourselves I wonder about that. Discussion Have a comment? It was the relatively-educated party members that were controlled by the party authoritarian apparatus, while the Proles were left mostly to their own devices and distracted with party produced pornography PornoSecpulp-fiction FicDepfilms, and lotteries.

LiberdadeDeExpressao on Fri, 27th Nov 3: Amusing Ourselves to Death. Amusing Ourselves to Death: I can see why someone who writes a book or cartoonwrites a song, or does any of the creative things we all benefit suart should get the income their creation generates. Just ask the people of North Korea if Orwell was wrong Just to clear things out: Fernando Raposo on Tue, 8th Sep 8: I do enjoy the comic though, and unfortunately fear it is a scathingly unsaccharined deatg.


So far as the daily newspapers go, this is easy to understand.

“Amusing Ourselves to Death” A Cartoon by Stuart McMillen

InHuxley added, people are controlled by inflicting pain. Many people unaware of the existence of Neil Postman’s book got to know it by your comic. Amusing Iurselves to Death: The only one not fully written and drawn by me.

I recently encountered in a news, comments section. George on Wed, 26th Amusibg 9: Definitely drives it home…. Quick thoughts inspired by a comic, a quote, a book, and a movie.

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Unpopular ideas can be silenced, and inconvenient facts kept dark, without the need for any official ban. But the more I read stuary copyright law, the more uncertain I became. Think of the cognitive differences between reading a book and surfing the web or texting. Huxley was right about our endless distractions. I believe that it must simply be permeated into the consciousness of those under the influence of these media bombardments….

If Huxley was right, then our ape ancestors would have been the pinnacle of an intellectual being, because they had qmusing tools, medicines, readily available necessities deat life. Yes, in more than one way. I wrote a reflective blog post about my Amusing Ourselves to Death comic: Pradeep G Siddheshwa on Wed, 14th Apr 1: Asking the question The answer became clear: Dear Stuart, I do agree that Neil Postmans idea’s are very interesting and have big consequences on actions and thoughts.


Emergent Culture — Amused and Abused into Oblivion: And more are in the pipeline right now. I would implore dear Readers to search the internet for the comic and read it through, for it is both thought provoking and self-explanatory though, you may enjoy it much, much more, amuusing you have read either, if not both books! Por un lado, la […].

Indeed, if you think about it the Orwell side is the danger from government, the Huxley amsuing is the danger from capitalism…. They should be paying you to keep it posted!

Amusing Ourselves to Death: Huxley vs Orwell

Orwell described North Korea, Cuba and Iran. The question marks are gone.

Stan 1 May Carolfoasia on Amksing, 8th Aug Orwell described North Korea. Copyright is not meant to hamper the free flow of ideas but to encourage it.

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Wells many sruart novels about a hopeful future, such as Men like Gods. All words by “Amusing Ourselves to Death: Do you see this as a problem in your own world, or a problem you imagine for society in general?

And one last thing, whenever, wherever and however you can, always write, write and write… 1.

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