I know LSD; I don't need to take it anymore. Maybe when I die, like Aldous Huxley.
Mr. Aldous Huxley, who is perhaps one of those people who have to perpetrate thirty bad novels before producing a good one, has a certain natural but little developed aptitude for seriousness.The Contemporary English Novelist, La Nouvelle Revue française (1 May 1927)
I profoundly admire Aldous Huxley, both for his philosophy and uncompromising sincerity . But I disagree with his advocacy of 'the chemical opening of doors into the Other World', and with his belief that drugs can procure 'what Catholic theologians call a gratuitous grace'. Chemically induced hallucinations, delusions and raptures may be frightening or wonderfully gratifying; in either case they are in the nature of confidence tricks played on one's own nervous system.Arthur Koestler
Intelligence amplification refers to the effective use of information technology in augmenting human intelligence. It will lead to a brave new world of dating – a positive change, mind you, unlike Aldous Huxley’s 1932 novel Brave New World.Newton Lee Read Me First: Sex, Lies, and Online Dating, 2013
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