Mark is lured away from his teaching position at Bracton College to become part of the massive research effort known as the N.I.C.E.
Lewis foresees a class of men called “the Conditioners.” The Conditioners have “seen through” all attempts to ground behaviour in any ultimate truth.
C.S. Lewis wrote: “This is a ‘tall story’ about devilry, though it has behind it a serious ‘point.’”
Learn about the relevance of C.S. Lewis’s dystopian novel for today in this video commemorating its 75th anniversary.
The scientific culture of the 19th and early 20th century produced three great wizards — Charles Darwin, Karl Marx, and Sigmund Freud.