Reflection

reflection

Originally uploaded by Jacinto Quesnel

Some feel that the modern culture of materialism leaves little room for reflection; the tendency to focus on worldly goods naturally denies the opportunity to ponder one’s life and its place in the universe. The idea of philosophy being discarded as it runs counter to the pursuit of pleasure is a common theme in certain works of dystopian science fiction, such as “Brave New World” or “Fahrenheit 451”.

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