Browsing Archive: September, 2012

Cleaning of the Future

Posted by Kelly Mitchell on Monday, September 24, 2012,
I am a fan of the Sci-Fi genre, so naturally I often think about the future in a nerdy way – how cool would it be if we lived in the 22nd century, for example, and what would life be? I think that in a hundred, a hundred and fifty years from now, all manual labour will be accomplished by robots. The technology will possibly make working in that way obsolete for human beings and we will have a lot more time to actually live – you know, do what we like (or rather find out what we like). If ...
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'Cleanliness in next to fordliness'

Posted by Kelly Mitchell on Tuesday, September 18, 2012,
Cleanliness is next to fordliness’ – is one of my favourite quotes from Aldous Huxley’s ‘Brave New World.’  I find myself frequently using it when somebody makes a mess or is dirty. It is the second hypnopжdic lesson in elementary hygiene. In ‘Brave New World,’ everything is built on Ford’s assembly line principles – we have mass production (humans aren’t born, they’re produced and hypnopжdia is the way they are educated or programmed, if you will, in their sleep as...
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