Essay On George Orwell's Vision Of The Future

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Neil Postman, a contemporary critic, contrast George Orwell’s vision of the future with Aldous Huxley vision of the future. In other to do this Postman uses the ideas expressed in 1984 by Orwell and Huxley’s novel Brave New World. Postman believes that Huxley’s vision is more relevant today than Orwell's vision is. Huxley believed that people will love their oppression, and Orwell believes that society will be overcomed by an externally imposed oppression. Huxley displays this through the novel Brave New World which he displays a dystopian society that is only truly understood by some. Postman's assertion that Huxley's vision is more relevant today than is Orwell's is correct because people learn to love their oppression and become distracted by entertainment instead of being aware of others things.
Postman saw Huxley's vision as the idea that people “adore the technologies that undo their capacities to think.”Throughout the novel, Brave New World, it is clearly seen that the technology society adores is soma which allows many to block unwanted sensations. These unwanted sensations include sadness, and discomfort that are abnormal to feel in the World Sate because everyone is meant to be happy. When Lenina went to New Mexico with Bernard to the Savage Reservation, she felt disgusted and was uncomfortable. In order
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This point of view makes sense because people are uninformed about what is truly happening in their society and how it can have a negative impact on them. However, in Brave New World people are deprived of information for the greater good of society. Society is able to maintain stable due to this and it does not endanger society. It only strengthens the power to sustain a stable life for all by not allowing anyone to know the true hidden secrets that can make it fall apart. That is why they are conditioned to believe in certain things, and not question

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