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The worst enemy of life, freedom and the common decencies is total anarchy; their second worst enemy is total efficiency.




Aldous Huxley, 1894-1963, English Writer, Adonis and the Alphabet, 1956

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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.

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