chapter  2
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Aldous Huxley: The Art of Life and the Threat of Leisure

White men complain that the attitude of many of the coloured races is not so respectful as it was. Can one be astonished? I was astonished that they did not all rush in a body through the town crying 'Why should we be ruled any longer by imbeciles?' A few more years of Hollywood propaganda, and perhaps we shall not get out of an oriental crowd so easily. (17)


margin, p. 7. 10. 'Writers and Readers', p. 41. 11. A. Huxley, 'On the Charms of History and

12. p. 45.