For a time, I was living under the impression that in the Nine Inch Nails’ album Broken there is a song where Trent Reznor sings: “Happiness is slavery”. Right until the point when I went to look for an accurate transcript of the lyrics when I found out it is actually “Happiness in slavery”. This…
3 – OD’ing on soma
In the Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave new World, there is a drug, called soma, that does precisely that what is in my opinion impossible. It silences the bad within and gives way only to the good seemingly without any hangover or withdrawal effect.