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Quotation by Aldous Huxley
Indifference to all the refinements of life—it's really shocking. Just Calvinism, that's all. Calvinism without the excuse of Calvin's theology.
Aldous Huxley (1894–1963), British novelist. Eustace Barnack, in Time Must Have a Stop, ch. 12 (1944).
This is Eustace Barnack's critique of his social activist brother and reflects Huxley's disenchantment with the puritanism of social reformers.
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