Utopiaism In Brave New World

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“Utopianism substitutes glorious predictions and unachievable promises for knowledge, science, and reason while laying claim to them all” Mark R. Levin. Utopianism refers to the improvement of social issues and to the questions of the imagination. Utopian writers or artists use their imagination and beliefs utilized by society, to create a world that emphasizes on perfection. The tendencies of people to conceptualize utopian societies is for the use of comparing current society to how humans may better organize themselves in the future. In both Aldous Huxley's Brave new world and, the Academy Award winning movie “Gattaca” we are shown the concepts, each artist conveys to be the future outcome if society were to Utopianize. Genetic discrimination, …show more content…
Natural birth allows a variation that genetically constructed births do not. Due to genetically altered births in both works, genetic discrimination occurs. people are no longer defined by ability, intelligence, or personality. Life is now defined by what is contained inside an individual's DNA. Aldous Huxley uses his ideas on genetic separation as a comparison to the current prejudices seen in the 1920’s. Around the age of the 1920’s the re- emergence of the Klu Klux Klan and the creation of Jim crow Laws had raised conflicts of race in the U.S. This created defining statuses based on race.. There was also discrimination prominent around the time period of that the movie Gattaca was released. Educational and racial discrimination was occurring in lower income neighborhoods across the county. Both writers used theses situations in their time periods to base their idea that society will always have …show more content…
Referring back to the time period Brave New world and Gattaca was written we can see why the writers make these connections. Similar to the novel the government believes that allowing minorities rights it would interfere with society's moral standards and provide an inbalance to the structure of society.the effects equality would bring would have countless negatives on the masses. They chose to eliminate the individual to justify their

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