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Melbourne and Mars, by Joseph Fraser April 4th, 2015, 12PM

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Melbourne and Mars, by Joseph Fraser. You cannot go twenty miles in any direction without finding an electric fountain, free to the public, from which the accumulators of any travelling machine can be instantly recharged. …indeed, we have no wilful lawbreakers anywhere. We have no hunting of wild beasts; they have all been exterminated long […]

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Point Counter Point, by Aldous Huxley February 25th, 2011, 9PM

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‘[…] The first step would be to make people live dualistically, in two compartments. In one compartment as industrialized workers, in the other as human beings. As idiots and machines for eight hours out of every twenty-four and real human beings for the rest.’ ‘Don’t they do that already?’ ‘Of course they don’t. They live […]

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