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Who Was Aldous Huxley?

  1. PhoenixV profile image69
    PhoenixVposted 4 years ago

    Who Was Aldous Huxley?

    What is a biography of Aldous Huxley?

  2. "Clouds Among Us" profile image67
    "Clouds Among Us"posted 4 years ago

    Aldous Huxley was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family.

  3. marwan asmar profile image80
    marwan asmarposted 4 years ago

    A science fiction writer who wrote about futuristic society as he saw it, deprived of its natural instincts but with instincts embedded into human beings. He was a Brit that had the ability of expanding his mind to think of the unthinkable.

  4. suzettenaples profile image91
    suzettenaplesposted 4 years ago

    He is an author who wrote the futuristic novel, "Brave New World."  In it he depicts life way ahead in the future.  Very good book and I recommend it for reading.  Very well written.

  5. sparkster profile image93
    sparksterposted 4 years ago

    He also wrote "The Doors of Perception" which is where the band, The Doors, got their name from.  The book was about his experiences whilst taking the hallucinogenic drug, Mescaline.

  6. alancaster149 profile image85
    alancaster149posted 4 years ago

    There is a biography of him at www.egs.edu/library/aldous-huxley/biography.
    Briefly he was born July 26th, 1894 Godalming, Surrey (SE England) and migrated across the 'pond' in 1937 to live in LA, where he died November 22nd, 1963. He specialised in Science Fiction, his greatest work still considered to be 'Brave New World'.

  7. mactavers profile image91
    mactaversposted 4 years ago

    Aldous Huxley was an English author who wrote about the future but couldn't have imagined all the wonderful and terrible things that are common place today.

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    Copper Manposted 4 years ago

    Aldous Huxley was a man of letters, born in England in 1894. Better known for his novels such as Brave New World, Huxley also wrote numerous essays, short stories, poetry and movie scripts. In Brave New World Huxley addressed such hitherto practically unknown subjects as reproductive technology, sleep-learning techniques and psychological manipulation (brainwashing).
    He employed a somewhat cynical or satyrical turn of phrase as shown in some of the more famous quotes attributed to him:

    "Maybe this world is another planet's hell."
    "That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history."
    "Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards."
    "An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie."

  9. sriramapriya profile image68
    sriramapriyaposted 4 years ago

    Aldous Huxley was an English novelist and critic, best known for his dystopian novel. He also  published travel books, histories, poems, plays, and essays on philosophy, arts, sociology, religion and morals. Huxley's first novel, Crome Yellow.