Pleasure vs. pain in the programmed society

“Aldous Huxley once wrote to George Orwell:”

“[The world’s rulers’] lust for power can be just as completely satisfied by suggesting people into loving their servitude as by flogging and kicking them into obedience. In other words, I feel that the nightmare of Nineteen Eighty-Four is destined to modulate into the nightmare of a world having more resemblance to that which I imagined in Brave New World.”

https://blog.nomorefakenews.com/2019/12/19/pleasure-vs-pain-programmed-society/