Essay on George Huxley 's Brave New World

1419 Words Mar 29th, 2016 6 Pages
Throughout life, goals are necessary in order to keep moving forward. Goals evolve continuously to reach the final end. It is misleading, however, to conclude that the end is simply righteous as the means to reaching some goals are difficult and propose questions about morality. It is not the truly the goals that authors, such as Huxley, and historical events signifies, rather it is the means to reaching this end and whether or not is is justified. Justification is seen throughout history where the events act the evidence and the decision as the verdict. In Brave New World and several historical events, justification is an important factor when it comes to executing the proper action. To justify an action, decision, or event means to make sure it is righteous. The word’s complex history, originating from Latin to Old French roots, will determine whether cathartic historical events are just and ultimately will determine if Huxley’s perception of the World State is justified. In order to debate to whether or not the ends justify the means, Machiavelli, the author of The Prince, purposes his stance on the argument as “The ends justify the means.” He believes that, “A PRINCE must defend his state with either his own subjects or mercenaries, or auxiliaries. Mercenaries are utterly untrustworthy; if their captain be not an able man the prince will probably be ruined, whereas if he be an able man he will be seeking a goal of his own.” His ideology primarily…

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