Brave New World By Aldous Huxley Essay

1458 Words May 1st, 2016 6 Pages
Fear can numb a person. It can make one live a deluded reality, facing more trouble avoiding their fears rather than obtaining what they desire. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley races past a comfort-driven ideal of life to the reality of living with no values. Technology within society demoralizes factors that make one human, and the divisions within the population isolate each individual. This aids in the development of underlying tones centered around the meaning of life and the incapability of both happiness and truth. Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World illustrates a prominent use of technological advances, a mandatory division of people and underlying cautionary tones, which work together to create a dystopic nature within the novel. The futuristic era of the novel brings with it several technological advancements all of which largely control and manipulate the inhabitants of the nation. Brave New World has a society that lingers past the traditional upbringing of children. Major technological improvements allow the State to control childbirth as well as the minds of the infants, which essentially creates the world of tomorrow. The novel begins in the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre and promptly introduces the method of test tube birth and psychological conditioning, after which, the Director explains traditional lifestyle to his students, “For you must remember that in those days of gross viviparous reproduction, children were always brought up by their…

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