“Brave New World” or “1984”?

I just looked it up: the dystopian novel  “1984” by George Orwell is right now the #1 best seller in political fiction on Amazon. 

But I personally think the current US political situation might be closer to the dystopia described by Aldous Huxley: “Brave New World.” 

I read them both, many years ago. I love reading, but They were so depressing that I had a really hard time finishing them. 

Whether you’ve read them or not, here is a pretty neat cartoon comparison of the two novels. Which one do you think is closer to modeling our current abysmal political situation?

http://highexistence.com/amusing-ourselves-to-death-huxley-vs-orwell/

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Published in: on February 13, 2017 at 12:48 pm  Comments (2)  

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  1. Reblogged this on Random Thinking and commented:
    Touche!

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  2. I have thought that football and other sports are the 20th-21st C version of the Roman panem et ludi, except now the people pay for the show. Huxley wins?

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