Brave New World By Aldous Huxley Essay

1239 Words Mar 6th, 2016 5 Pages
The book, Brave New World, shows a world that has no individuality or exceptionality. Aldous Huxley decided to create a world where there was nothing but sameness and everything was communal. This equality was modeled as a thought after the expansion of communism out of Russia. He used multiple facets of society to hinder individualism in the story.
He began his story, with a tour of the Department of Hatchery and Conditioning. By starting his story this way, he shows you the main difference between the society in the book and ours, the way that children are made and their lack of individualism. It explains the "bokonovsky process", a process of making one fertilized egg into a total of 96 separate fertilized eggs, which then grow bottled, into embryos and once decanted, proceed to grow into full grown adult. This causes whole groups of people to become twins. The Government also introduced the use of drugs to keep the people happy. Whenever a person would get sad or mad or feel any emotions besides happy they would just take a drug called "soma". They gave the population of each caste a ration of soma after each day. The population was controlled with the use of this drug, which in turn kept the stability of the society. In the book the government also censors what the people learn about; certain castes are bred and taught to hate certain things like reading books and going outside. These teachings train the twins to be afraid of certain things. This allows the government…

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