Artificial Happiness In Brave New World

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Would you rather live in a world of constant, but artificial happiness or one that is constantly striving for improvement? Our society is inherently flawed, as a we as humans, but we continue to grow and improve. Aldous Huxley examined a world where some of these foundations were removed and thereby creating a Utopia in his novel, Brave New World. He did so by handing the all controlling government power over the people. Humans hatched from test tubes and genetically engineered to be of a certain skill kept from advancing at all. They are not even allowed the full spectrum of human emotions. Any negative emotion is to be downed in some, a mind altering drug. In this utopia, people may be happy but can they truly be happy when they have not

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