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|Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure. - Huxley, |
Aldous Pure Spirit, one hundred degrees proof -- that's a drink that only the most
hardened contemplation-guzzlers indulge in. Bodhisattvas dilute their Nirvana ...
|This is how Aldous Huxley describes it in his essay “Wanted, a New Pleasure” (|
1931): Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure. True
, men have always enjoyed speed; but their enjoyment has been limited, until ...
|The metaphor of the “wave of the future”that these visions repeatedly invoke |
compels our attention; one either goes along with such a wave or one drowns. ...
The essay claimed that “Speed ... provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
|For the early enthusiasts, speed was the key attraction, coupled with the sense of |
individual mastery that came with driving. ... later that the best modern intoxicant
was “the drug of speed,” which “provides the one genuinely modern pleasure,” a
|Goldsmith, Oliver Pleasure is sweeter as recreation than as a business. - |
Hitchcock, Raymond Speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure. -
Huxley, Aldous Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook
|Twenty-one entrants left Paris, and the first to return was Count de Dion in a |
steam-driven tractor. But the race officials ... In the words of novelist Aldous
Huxley, “speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.” And the following
years saw ...
|8 (1937) 18 There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of |
improving, and that's your own self. Carlo Malpighi (quoting Bruno ... I do not
catch the infection.' 20 Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely
|340 Pleasure 6 the primrose path the pursuit of pleasure, especially with |
disastrous consequences; in allusion to ... 1874–1936: Tremendous Trifles (1909
) 'On Lying in Bed' Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern
|(It is not just their novelty that bothers Huxley; he is more approving of the |
engineered phenomenon of speed, which he claims in a 1931 essay “provides
the one genuinely modern pleasure.”55 Unlike more complex forms of culture
|But what is even more noteworthy is that one can detect in the works of many |
middle-class writers the belief that the automobile played a central social and ...
Speed, Aldous Huxley declared, “provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.