Customer Reviews | Audible.com
 

You no longer follow Dean

You will no longer see updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can re-follow a user if you change your mind.

OK

You now follow Dean

You will receive updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can unfollow a user if you change your mind.

OK

Dean

Chaska, MN, United States | Member Since 2009

ratings
0
REVIEWS
0
FOLLOWING
0
FOLLOWERS
0
HELPFUL VOTES
0

  • Brave New World

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated By Michael York
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2466)
    Performance
    (1749)
    Story
    (1765)

    When Lenina and Bernard visit a savage reservation, we experience how Utopia can destroy humanity.

    Cloning, feel-good drugs, anti-aging programs, and total social control through politics, programming, and media: has Aldous Huxley accurately predicted our future? With a storyteller's genius, he weaves these ethical controversies in a compelling narrative that dawns in the year 632 A.F. (After Ford, the deity). When Lenina and Bernard visit a savage reservation, we experience how Utopia can destroy humanity.

    Jefferson says: "“Oh, Ford, Ford Ford, I Wish I Had My Soma!”"
    "read on the recommendation of another book."
    Overall

    Read this at the inspiration of.....reading GW Bush's book decision points, and well...glad I did. This was an amazing glimpse of what today (80 years after it was written) is a very believable future. The idea the people will opt for comfort over everything else. Control of the press, drug the people, tell them all that it is for their own good, remove any differances, and eliminate the family. Then you findout there is no more strife, and that no one is human anymore.

    9 of 14 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.