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  • n. Plural form of feelie.


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  • In "Brave New World" citizens clamor for "feelies" - interactive pornography that Huxley, writing in the early 1930s, saw as the logical extension of

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  • The latter idea was mooted fictionally in Aldous Huxley's 1932 novel, "Brave New World," in which the "feelies" stimulated one's tactile and olfactory sense as well as sight and sound.

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  • While porn would be the early adapter of "feelies", they would change the way all movies are made and presented.

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  • Infocom used to give out "feelies" with its early text adventures, such as honest-to-god replica zorkmids or cloth maps or whatnot.

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  • This is exactly the kind of dictatorial (totalitarian when you consider the dominance of the network when 80-some million people are watching on the only station showing the game) communication Aldous Huxley called the "feelies" in Brave New World.


  • Couric is the quintessential "feelies" government moderator, dominator and broker agency, so perfect she would be to the role of a dictator's spokeswoman that she channels the benign malevolence of a happy-face button.


  • Cabat's rounded pots are sometimes called "feelies" because of the way the colorful glazes invite human touch. - Latest Videos

  • And yet, everyone must consume chemicals to stave off depression, children are born in laboratories and trained to embrace societies caste system, and movies have been replaced with "feelies," or movies that significantly stimulate the senses, and Henry Ford is revered as God.

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  • "feelies" she has become internationally known for since pioneering the style with her husband Erni in the 1960s.

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  • Huxley feared we would become a trivial culture, preoccupied with some equivalent of the feelies, the orgy porgy, and the centrifugal bumblepuppy.

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