Essay Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley explores the idea of complete government control. In Brave New World citizens are not made viviparously. Mothers and fathers are unheard of and family is unknown. Sex for reproduction instead of pleasure is absurd. Everything our societies founded on; religion, family and long lasting love is unknown of in Brave New World. The book begins with an introduction of the society starting with how humans are produced, the Bokanovsky Process. Then, brainwashed from birth which is hypnopaedia. Humans are taught what is right and wrong from the viewpoint of the government. Furthermore, to accept what they are, and more importantly they’re taught to value society over themselves, resulting in stability of society. One of the main characters is Bernard an outcast among his fellow citizens. Unlike the others taking soma and initiating sex with numerous women does not satisfy him. He desires something greater, he desires respect and power. He doesn’t want to be an outcast anymore. He craves the ladies attention, desires the powerful to respect him and the citizens to yearn to befriend him. All of this becomes a reality when Bernard transports John the Savage to London. His popularity skyrockets, everyone has a hankering to meet the savage. However the only way to fulfill that desire is through Bernard. Unfortunately, when John 's mother Linda passes away he becomes outraged resulting in the relocation of Bernard and Helmholtz to the Falkland Islands due…

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