Are people better off with happiness than with truth? What if individual happiness were defined as the ability to satisfy personal needs and success as a society equated with economic growth and prosperity? Enter a dystopian future created by Aldous Huxely centered around the Utilitarian philosophy in Brave New World. Professor Michael Sugrue, Ph.D. will break apart this classic and dive into a discussion of what a society looks like when it is pleasure based and if that leads to a meaningful life. A live Q&A with the professor will follow the lecture of this great novel!