The Perfect Society In Brave New World

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At any point in life, humans want to be happy. Whether it is something they think is achievable through success or something found in comfort, humans want to feel happy. Stability is often thought to come with happiness, but that is not always the case. Even right now, humans can be happy while living in an unstable environment; it’s all about perspective. In Brave New World, Aldous Huxley depicts a totalitarian World State where people are conditioned and manipulated for the sake of stability in society. After analyzing the World State and comparing it to reality, one can clearly see that the sacrifices made to guarantee happiness and stability are not worth the cost of the loss of emotions and feelings in individuals. The ‘perfect’ society highlighted in the Brave New World and their way of life is unrealistic, unsustainable, and unfit for humanity, making it a bad place to live.
The World State encourages and enforces a society where people belong to one another; creating a culture that is lacking the most important aspects of human development: family and relationships. In Brave New World, the ten World Controllers have done a phenomenal job in destroying any chance for human relationships to develop in society. From a very young age, the citizens
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Any government and society that restricts its citizens and manipulates them is not a good place to live. Although every human being yearns for happiness, they have to experience other emotions too. One will not know what true joy is without enduring sadness and anger. People deserve to live in a world with real happiness, not fake, conditioned happiness implemented by their government, even if it does mean losing stability. That being said, every individual has different values for happiness and stability, it all depends on how much one is willing to sacrifice in order to get what is

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