Brave New World Persuasive Essay
It has "All the advantages of Christianity and alcohol; none of their defects” (51) "..there is always soma, delicious soma, half a gramme for a half-holiday, a gramme for a week-end, two grammes for a trip to the gorgeous East, three for a dark eternity on the moon.” (56). or "A gramme is better than a damn, I wish I had my soma!” (116).” This drug is supposed to guarantee each one who uses it— happiness. It is a way to self medicate and, and calms a person using it down. It gets a person high, but never gives a hangover. Soma equals the pursuit if happiness through drugs. In conclusion the theme of Brave New World is not the advancement of science as such, but the takeover of science as it affects humanity.
Science has become a major part of this modern life In Brave New World, Huxley predicts a world dominated by Government and Science and how these two influence humanity in the following areas: family, religion, and the safe outlets for human desires and emotions. The only way to achieve perfection is to make man less than human as Huxley does in Brave New