Stability In Brave New World Essay

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“In order to find stability in the world, we must first find stability within ourselves” -Tyler J. Hebert. For Instance, if we are not able to exercise the natural right of finding content, emotionally and mentally, then how do we expect to be stable people and create a stable and prosperous society ? To be honest, we can’t, there must be a balance between both stability and freedom. Furthermore, being defined by others and being confined to daily monotonous routines in order to maintain stability like in Brave New World will lead us nowhere, like John F. Kennedy once said “ The best road to progress is freedom’s road. However, in Brave New World they seem to have avoided that road at all costs in order to sustain their stability. Thus, their …show more content…
For Example, in Brave New World, the “Bokanovsky’s Process,” repeated the Director, and the students underlined the words in their little notebooks”. (...) “One egg, one embryo, one adult-normality. But a bokanovskified egg will bud, will proliferate, will divide. From eight to ninety-six buds, and every bud will grow into a perfectly formed embryo, and every embryo into a full-sized adult. Making ninety-six human beings grow where only one grew before. Progress” (the Director 6). In this piece of text, the Director is explaining to a new set of students how the process of mass production of humans works, particularly with the Gammas, Deltas, and Epsilons in which they live to serve the Alphas and Betas who are the elite one’s in society. This is the beginning in which they start to oppress people from individualism by defining who they are in society and by dehumanizing them into products for everyone to use . They are brainwashed into predestined roles in society, instead of being given the freedom to make their own choices. Sadly, without these choices and the freedom to think for one’s self, society is potentially missing out on a significant amount of ideas from others to better their society in which they strive for. However, still they create segregation between groups of people and also in which some …show more content…
This can be seen has an advantage of government given that drugs can alter your mind into, for many, another universe that is so far away from the truth that people become oblivious to every aspect of reality and also what is right and wrong. For example, "I don 't understand anything," she said with decision, determined to preserve her incomprehension intact. "Nothing. Least of all," she continued in another tone "why you don 't take soma when you have these dreadful ideas of yours. You 'd forget all about them. And instead of feeling miserable, you 'd be jolly. So jolly," (Lenina 92). In this text, Bernard was trying to express to Lenina feelings of wanting to be independent and free from always being a part of something else, which in their society this ideal of “Everyone belonging to everyone else” is very difficult to escape. However, Lenina’s reaction to this is quite uneasy and instead of providing the understanding that he needs, she suggests that he take a drug called soma in order to forget about, in her opinion “these dreadful ideas” of his and transfer mentally into a beautiful soma holiday where everything is perfect and all the political and sociological problems going on in the world are completely invisible to their eyes. In fact, the World State has conditioned them to be entirely

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