Is Huxley’s Brave New World Racist?

ICTMN Staff
11/24/10


Aldous Huxley's classic novel Brave New World that has been rated by Modern Library as No. 18 in its list of the "100 Best Novels" of all times, has been removed from the curriculum of Nathan Hale High School in Seattle, says Curtis Cartie of Seattle Blogs.

Request to ban the book came not from the Orwellian Big Brother but from a Native American mother who found its language offensive and racially inappropriate.

Her criticism of Huxley’s bestseller is more than ironic as Brave New World is a satire of the dystopian “civilized” society where “savage reservations” are the only remaining oases of sanity and humanity.

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so someone is offended that her thought structures are challenged. boo whoo!!! quite stifling creativity and allow children to see the world as it is and not your illusions...
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