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Beatty explains that their society values superficial peruits over thinking and pheosophy.
With school turning out more runners, jumpers, racers, tinkerers, grabbers, snatchers, fliers, and swimmers instead of examiners, critics, knower and imaginative creators, the word 'intellectual,' of course, became the swear word it deserved to be. Surely you remember the boy in your own school class who was exceptionally 'bright,'...and wasn't it this bright boy you selected for beating and tortures after hours?"
This sounds pretty familar!
Everyone does want to be happy
everytging is better off when everyone agrees
and thinking causes trouble
Knowledge is the key
thinking helps us grow
books are a gift
No one wants to read anymore
people love solid entertainment
people are just too busy to eead