“Why I Left Goldman Sachs” (VERSION TWO) | Jacki Zehner This is a longer and still far from perfect post in response to the recent OpEd in the Times. Sorry my original one had so many typos but I was rushing to post something before leaving on a few day vacation with my family, which I am still on… Revised from the post on WEDNESDAY.
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In October of 1949, a few months after the release of George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece, Nineteen Eighty-Four, he received a fascinating letter from fellow author Aldous Huxley — a man who, 17 years previous, had seen his own nightmarish vision of society published, in the form of Brave New World. What begins as a letter of praise soon becomes a brief comparison of the two novels, and an explanation as to why Huxley believes his own, earlier work to be a more realistic prediction. 1984 v. Brave New World