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Sleep On It

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(Originally published on Scientific American.com) “One hundred repetitions three nights a week for four years – sixty-two thousand four hundred repetitions make one truth.” These are the thoughts of Bernard Maxwell as he reflects on The World State’s sleep-teaching technique, hypnopaedia, in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, before concluding: “Idiots!” Learn While You Sleep? Huxley… (read more)