Aldous Huxley Quotes

Industrialism is the systematic exploitation of wasting assets. Progress is merely an acceleration in the rate of that exploitation. Such prosperity as we have known up to the present is the consequence of rapidly spending the planet's irreplaceable capital.

 
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Aldous Huxley, 1894-1963, English Writer, Themes and Variations

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Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley
  • Born: July 26, 1894
  • Died: November 22, 1963
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Novelist

Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer and philosopher, a member of the Huxley family. The author of nearly fifty books, he wrote novels, such as Brave New World (1931), set in a dystopian future; nonfiction works, such as The Doors of Perception (1954), interpreting his psychedelic experience with mescaline; and wide-ranging essays.