Brave New World Persuasive Essay

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In a few years I plan to go to college, get married, and have children in a traditional way. I do not like the way that A Brave New World in which science and the government would have control over my life and what I do. In the futuristic novel, Brave New World, Aldous Huxley illustrates ways in which science and government control society with family, religion, and emotions. In the book, Science has replaced the family unit and the Government controls how people are brought into the world. Human embryos do not grow inside their mothers' wombs, but instead in bottles. For example when the director takes the students to the bottling room, where they learn that the clone-embryo grows inside the bottle in the embryo room. The bottled embryos move slowly on belts that travel over three tiers of racks sixty-seven days …show more content…
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

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