Showing posts with tag: Aldous Huxley

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, 1931, Paramount

Mad Scientists and Literary Experiments

Aldous Huxley reckoned science and literature were alike because both observe the world and attempt to interpret it in words. Fair enough, but when science is described in literature, there’s some pretty poor methodology on show. If real scientists ever behaved like their fictional counterparts, Dolly the Sheep would have headed up an ovine clone army intent on world domination. Read more →