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    However, a more accurate view on this issue is that extreme conditioning and little to no parenting lacks originality in children, leaving them with a missing piece in life. In the novel, Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley, children are given no parental guidance, followed by massive conditioning experiments. In the novel humans are genetically bred. Huxley creates a dystopian future, and generates a society based on a caste system. The test tube children created in this book do not have parents. They grow and learn from different conditioning activities. One conditioning activity performed in the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Center allows the children of this society to be exposed to sex activity. They believe this is a natural process, necessary for growth…

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    Aldous Huxley’s novel, Brave New World, conveys a futuristic view of a utopian society in which all aspects of life seem to resemble perfection and meticulous organization. Having been written during a time of social unrest and new ideologies, the novel addresses changes during the time frame as well as the impacts of the time period on individuals of society. Many ideas and personal experiences of Aldous Huxley are conveyed to the audience through Brave New World, including his family…

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    “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley is a novel about a society in 632 AF. This society has all of the scientific advancements the 21st century citizens think they need; however, there is no individuality. People are not allowed to make their own decisions or even think for themselves. Every thought, feeling, or action is dictated by the government. Everyone is forced to conform according to how the government deems fit. Huxley demonstrates the importance of individuality and through the…

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    Influence of Aldous Huxley in Brave New World: Horror of Hedonism Throughout history one great philosophical question that has mankind has struggled with is the question on the purpose of life. A primary answer for this question provided by different philosophers throughout history is the hedonism. The notion that the purpose of life is to be as happy as possible, so, therefore, individuals should live to fulfill their maximum net happiness while avoiding stress and suffering at all cause,…

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    power were declining; therefore, people sought for a more competent government. A 38-year old British man, Aldous Huxley, was worried. Inspired by the invention of the first Ford Car, he thought such government would rule with a high-tech method instead of military to save countries from corrupting. Therefore, the goal of the country would be to generate wealth. To reach that goal, government would encourage the public to consume. Eventually, the human race would be changed by the new world to…

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    Happiness and Human Conditioning will lead to a downfall in society, leaving people with no free will. In Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World, the theme Happiness and The Human Condition can not possibly coexist because, as shown through symbolism and allusion, conditioning stops people from deciding what to do, soma creates “happiness”, and the citizens have grown up to believe “everyone belongs to everyone”. There is no singularity, so the citizens are not able to think or express…

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    “Domino Effect” of Social Conformity in Brave New World by Aldous Huxley This literary analysis will define a character analysis of the self-deprecating aspects of the “domino effect” of social conformity in Brave New World By Aldous Huxley. The main character, Bernard, is a alienated individual that resents being judged by his height as part of social hierarchy of The World State. However, Bernard’s desire to befriend, Helmholtz Watson, defines the underlying desire to be accepted by taller…

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    In Brave New World written by Aldous Huxley the narrator describes a future world state, and in this society people are conditioned and influenced from the minute they’re created to the minute they die. In this 'Brave New World ', the population is parted into five main castes- Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta and Epsilons, with the Alphas being the highest and Epsilons the lowest. When it comes to the main characters in this novel, there is a pretty wide variation of who belongs to what caste.…

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    followers. A follower can be someone who goes with the flow of society and sticks to the norms of society. A misfit is an abnormality in society that can be threatening to the balance of society. In the novel, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, misfits clearly threaten society. The misfits in Brave New World are, John the Savage, Helmholtz Watson and Bernard Marx. These characters show signs of being outcasts in society. John is clearly a threat to society but he is unable to change it due to his…

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    Aldous Huxley foreshadows the dangers of communal identity and conformist behavior in his dystopian novel Brave New World. Huxley creates an experiment within the World State, controlling factors such as birth in a test tube, predestined factions, color of clothes, sanitation and the rationing of soma. He casts his characters as the variables in the experiment, utilizing the outsider John, the neglected Bernard, and the indoctrinated Lenina to examine their responses to the World State. As every…

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