Bernard And Lenina In Brave New World

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Brave New World uses science to create what they perceive to be a perfect society, a utopia of sorts. However they suppress natural human responses and condition the people to the nature of the “ideal” human, which some come to eventually understand, and wake up from. As John learns more about the BNW he may try to convince people that there way of thinking is unnatural, and unjust. However the higher powers will suppress him and try to condition him to join them. It is possible indeed that he just eventually gives in to these new ideals of pleasure. The relationship between Bernard and Lenina will only get more complicated as Bernard is feeling love instead of lust, which is taboo in their society. He may be able to convince Lenina to change …show more content…
The new era war born, where technology was used to create humans, faith in Christ has been replaced by faith in Ford. Pretty much all traces of the past had gone away or had been suppressed

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Advertisements in BNW use two methods. In your childhood they use hypnopaedia. They also use slogans and catchphrases, we hear people say things like "a gram is better than a damn." Both of these have similar things that are in our time as well. Obviously, TV ads do not play all night while we sleep. But they do try to give us subliminal messages. An example ads for men, they typically have beautiful women, sending the subliminal message that you will also be able to get women like that if you buy their product.
In BNW all propaganda and advertisement is only from one central source promoting one common official view. In comparison the propaganda today is from different companies and organizations (like political parties) presenting many different views. To some extent the commercial advertisement also has its negative sides. The main criticism faced by advertisement by commercial companies that they persuade people to buy things they don 't really need.

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Huxley desired change in his world. He wanted to solve problems in the world, so he tried his hand in politics, but no one really listened to his suggestions. So he eventually became an author and wrote stories with his ideas and ideal written in it, with some exaggeration for entertainment purposes. He wanted to create a utopia in modern society, in his book BNW there was population control, and an order to everything. People would not want this type of dystopia, but he stated that the world needs to find a balance between the two extremes. He took a particular interest in eugenics in which the human body could be modified to fit the needs of society. So he wanted a government system, where ones with higher IQ’s would be the leaders, he was worried about the worlds future. Where it would be governed by people unfit to do so, and there would be no alternative because of the current education system where such as America is not producing as many scientists or doctors as for example India, or china. With out future hanging in the balance he simply wanted people to listen, if not with his words, then perhaps his

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