Huxley's Vision Of The Future Analysis

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Neil Postman contrasts Aldous Huxley’s vision of the future that is mentioned in the novel, Brave New World with that of George Orwell in the novel 1984. In Huxley's world, people will love the things that would eventually hurt them, but as for Orwell, the world overcomes the oppressors. Postman’s assertions consider Huxley’s vision is more relevant today than is Orwell’s. Neil states that in the novel, Huxley saw that the people with come to love their oppression. People would “ adore the technologies that undo their capacities to think”. I agree with this statement. The Internet is a vital source in our society and that is a bad thing to most. People start not to do things on their own and rely on the internet to do it for them, they no longer like to do work for themselves. “Science is dangerous; we have to keep it most carefully chained and muzzled", Mustapha Mond. What he means by this is society learns to regard scientific progress as the greatest good, but science often illuminates facts that do not profit an individual's happiness. Progress often makes life more difficult for some and easier for others. Science can be a destabilizing force in society. Children today are born into a world where technology is encouraged in the …show more content…
Many things have been shown and those things have been accepted in today's world. New drugs have been introduced and some of those are taken advantage of like the soma was in Brave New World. "Going to the Feelies this evening, Henry?" enquired the Assistant Predestinator. "I hear the new one at the Alhambra is first-rate. There's a love scene on a bearskin rug; they say it's marvellous. Every hair of the bear reproduced. The most amazing tactual effects." The more that sex flow through every aspect of culture, the less important it becomes, and the less emotion attached to it. This is false because in today’s world, the more sex is talked about, the more people want to do

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