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Letter: Mature, become leader of own lives or surrender everything, he says

Published 09/12/2012, Pierce County Herald

TO THE EDITOR: In the novel “Brave New World,” Aldous Huxley presents a centrally governed society with its populace indoctrinated, controlled and constantly subjected to conditioning, even as they sleep; a mechanized society without nobility or heroism of any kind; highly centralized and collectivized, all remnants of individualism suppressed, thanks to a mood-stabilizing drug called “Soma.”

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