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He was the third son of the writer and schoolmaster Leonard Huxley, who edited Cornhill Magazine and his first wife, Julia Arnold, who founded Prior's Field School. Julia was the niece of poet and critic Matthew Arnold and the sister of Mrs. Aldous was the grandson of Thomas Henry Huxleythe zoologistagnostic, and controversialist "Darwin's Bulldog".
His brother Julian Huxley and half-brother Andrew Huxley also became outstanding biologists. Aldous had another brother, Noel Trevelyan Huxley —who committed suicide after a period of clinical depression. After Hillside, he went on to Eton College. His mother died in when he was In he contracted the eye disease keratitis punctata which "left [him] practically blind for two to three years.
I believe his blindness was a blessing in disguise. For one thing, it put paid to his idea of taking up medicine as a career His uniqueness lay in his universalism. He was able to take all knowledge for his province.
From April to Julyhe was in charge of ordering supplies at the Air Ministry.
He was mainly remembered as being an incompetent schoolmaster unable to keep order in class. Nevertheless, Blair and others spoke highly of his excellent command of language.
According to the introduction to the latest edition of his science fiction novel Brave New Worldthe experience he had there of "an ordered universe in a world of planless incoherence" was an important source for the novel.
Brave New World was Huxley's fifth novel and first dystopian work. In the s he was also a contributor to Vanity Fair and British Vogue magazines. Later, in Crome Yellow he caricatured the Garsington lifestyle. Jobs were very scarce, but in John Middleton Murry was reorganising the Athenaeum and invited Huxley to join the staff.
He accepted immediately, and quickly married the Belgian refugee Maria Nys, also at Garsington. Following Lawrence's death inHuxley edited Lawrence's letters In Brave New World, set in a dystopian London, Huxley portrays a society operating on the principles of mass production and Pavlovian conditioning.
Huxley was strongly influenced by F. Matthias Alexander and included him as a character in Eyeless in Gaza. Starting from this period, Huxley began to write and edit non-fiction works on pacifist issues, including Ends and MeansAn Encyclopedia of Pacifism, and Pacifism and Philosophy, and was an active member of the Peace Pledge Union.
He lived in the U. The book contains tracts on war, religion, nationalism and ethics. Heard introduced Huxley to Vedanta Upanishad-centered philosophymeditation, and vegetarianism through the principle of ahimsa.
InHuxley befriended Jiddu Krishnamurtiwhose teachings he greatly admired. Huxley and Krishnamurti entered into an enduring exchange sometimes edging on debate over many years, with Krishnamurti representing the more rarefied, detached, ivory-tower perspective and Huxley, with his pragmatic concerns, the more socially and historically informed position.In February and March , the British parliament passed legislation to unite Canada, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia into a single Dominion.
The preamble to the British North America Act stated that ‘such a Union would conduce to the Welfare of the Provinces and Promote the Interests of the.
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