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Quotation by Aldous Huxley
Anybody can be virtuous now. You can carry at least half your morality about in a bottle. Christianity without tears—that's what soma is.
Aldous Huxley (1894–1963), British novelist. Mustapha Mond, in Brave New World, ch. 17 (1932).
In Huxley's dystopia, good citizenship is guaranteed by pharmacological escape from reality. It is interesting to note that Huxley would himself would come to advocate such remedies in later years.
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