ALDOUS HUXLEY’S WORLD OF PROMISE AND DELUSION
Keywords:fordism, dystopia, innovations, religious mysticism, psychology of mass consumption, sexual revolution
The paper reveals the new principles of construing the modern world in the era of automatic and mechanical innovations, which drastically change the world of human values and morals. Human individuality undergoes irreversible changes which inevitably lead to personal and humanitarian crisis. Huxley introduced the new cultural term “fordism” to exemplify the shift in human nature to the dystopian ideal of mankind which eventually turns into a excruciating morbid loss of spirituality.
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