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Island is the final book by English writer Aldous Huxley , published in It is the account of Will Farnaby, a cynical journalist who is shipwrecked on the fictional island of Pala. Island is Huxley's utopian counterpart to his most famous work, the dystopian novel Brave New World. The ideas that would become Island can be seen in a foreword he wrote in to a new edition of Brave New World :. If I were now to rewrite the book, I would offer the Savage a third alternative. Between the Utopian and primitive horns of his dilemma would lie the possibility of sanity
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Born into the prominent Huxley family , he graduated from Balliol College , Oxford with an undergraduate degree in English literature. Early in his career, he published short stories and poetry and edited the literary magazine Oxford Poetry , before going on to publish travel writing, satire , and screenplays., Brave New World is a dystopian novel by English author Aldous Huxley , written in and published in Largely set in a futuristic World State , inhabited by genetically modified citizens and an intelligence-based social hierarchy , the novel anticipates huge scientific advancements in reproductive technology , sleep-learning , psychological manipulation , and classical conditioning , that are combined to make a utopian society which is challenged by only a single individual: the story's protagonist.
Although often used in pop culture as a way to introduce new information see 'In Fiction' , sleep is considered an important period for memory consolidation. Although learning new information during sleep has not been considered possible, at least to the extent it is used in fiction, the term hypnopedia has also been used to refer to the technique of playing sounds or odors during sleep in order to boost memory for previously learned information. Likewise, cued material is also better preserved than material that is not cued during sleep. In , Alois Benjamin Saliger invented the Psycho-Phone for sleep learning, stating that "It has been proven that natural sleep is identical with hypnotic sleep and that during natural sleep the unconscious mind is most receptive to suggestions. Since the electroencephalography studies by Charles W. Simon and William H. Emmons in , learning by sleep has not been taken seriously.