Brave New World By Aldous Huxley Essay

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Brave New World Essay Brave New World, written by Aldous Huxley, is a dystopian novel that illustrates what the world would transform into if people were to eliminate individuality, emotion, and thinking to create a society that could be considered “stable.” A new world was constructed that used technology to create people that became mindless, but were able to finally form what was believed to be a stable society. In a world that lacks emotion, individuality, and freedom to truly think, people were conditioned from birth to do a specific task that they were designed for, but nothing else (Huxley, 1932). This subjugation of the people was successful because of the new technological advances that allowed the government, also known as the World State, to regulate and condition the people from birth, raising them to be a brainwashed community. The World State successfully imprisoned humans in their own minds because they were held captive by their ability to think, or lack thereof. The people would never feel, never think for themselves, and never be allowed to truly and fully live, because human emotion had been eradicated in this new world. Huxley foreshadowed a world that is not very distant from the world today in order to caution the moving forward of new technology and how it could cause people to lose their humanity. He was able to perfectly portray a world in which technology overpowered human thinking and was the root of an evil and manipulative society. With this…

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