Compare And Contrast Brave New World And 1984

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“Orwell’s ‘1984’ convinced me, rightly or wrongly, that Marxism was only a quantum leap away from tyranny. By contrast, Huxley’s ‘Brave New World’ suggested that the totalitarian systems of the future might be subservient and ingratiating.” (J.G. Ballard) Ballard was a known novelist on creating notable science fiction associating with apocalyptic-dystopian settings. J.G. Ballard is familiar with other acknowledged narratives relating to his realm of literacy. He recognized and distinguished Brave New World and 1984 as pieces of literature as equals against one another. Brave New World has succeeded in a more realistic written attempts to predict a future involving totalitarian government, use of technology, and social standards compared …show more content…
1984 has maintained their citizens with the fascist methods to set order in one’s country or countries including Joseph Stalin, Benito Mussolini, and Adolf Hitler. These rulers shared a common interest in being monolithic and contain conduct. 1984 ruled where those under them would experience punishment through torture. Nightmares and fear would change rebellious citizens into conformists. Along with monitoring and control of information surpassing each and every mind. Even so, in Brave New World, Huxley has placed the World Controllers and Director of Hatcheries to be in charge of command. As a matter of fact, they ruled the opposite method of the Party’s strategies, rather than brute and force, they’ll convince their citizens to feel happy and to cling onto their source and place of comfort. As a result, totalitarian ideas was seen as a way to restore stability on a country’s economy and in place conduct. Like how Stalin demanded low-class citizens to work on government-run farms instead of working on their land. For instance, in Brave New World, their economy revolves around constant consumption from the civilians in order to have the economy balanced. A World Controller named Mustapha Mond admits the true purpose behind the system of constant comfort and ignorance. “But industrial civilization is only possible when there’s no self-denial. Self-indulgence up to the very limits imposed by hygiene and economics. Otherwise, the wheels stop turning.” (Huxley 212) Huxley implies that the citizens must be biologically and psychologically conditioned in order to help the industrial civilization, instead of each other. Furthermore, it proves that the World Controllers matter rather than the citizens. Considering this, Huxley believed that the government in the future will advocate entertainment and happiness through constant

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