Analysis Of The Movie ' Clockwork Orange ' Essay

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In addition, to conditioning the people to dislike books and flowers they also condition them to love country sports but dislike nature. The director says, “We condition the masses to hate the country but simultaneously we condition them to love all country sports. At the same time, we see to it that all country sports shall entail the use of elaborate apparatus. So that they consume manufactured articles as well as transport. Hence those electric shocks” (Huxley 23). The world controllers benefit from the love of sports by consumption because the people will buy stuff so they can play sports. Strangely enough, in the movie “Clockwork Orange” the main character Alex experiences classical conditioning. After a series of events, Alex goes to prison for raping and killing a woman in her own home. After Alex finds out that by being part of the Aversion therapy program he gets to get out of jail faster. The way that their Aversion therapy program works is that they inject Alex with a drug that makes him feel sick and then they force him to watch movies about rape, genocide, and holocaust etc. The unconditioned stimulus in the Aversion therapy is the drug that is being injected to Alex. The unconditioned response is sickness that Alex got naturally on the account of the drug that was being injected to him. The neutral stimulus was the violent movies Alex was forced to watch because they became what Alex was focused on when he was out on the streets. The conditioned stimulus for…

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