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  • Power In Aldous Huxley's A Brave New World

    Think of this; as of right now, this second, the world can be destroyed in the push of a button. Can you believe that such a power is possessed by modern society? Throughout the world, science is turning from a helpful tool to a piercing two-handed sword that needs caution when held. In Brave New World, the author, Aldous Huxley, shows us a world that has been over-encumbered with science and technology. Eugenics techniques are used with reproduction of humans instead of natural birth and the…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Interview

    chai tea on the stove makes it a very inviting and cozy atmosphere. Mrs. Weeks invited me to sit at the island while she takes homemade coconut tarts from the oven. As we sip tea, Mrs. Weekes motioned to me that it was ok to start the interview, she has a busy day ahead planning for Thanksgiving and the 18th birthday of one of her grandchildren. We talked about her life growing up on a small island in the Caribbean in the 40’s before ultimately moving to the United…

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  • Colossus Movie Analysis

    The movie, Colossus: The Forbin Project, discussed the use of an artificial intelligence (A.I.) by the government and how it was contrary to humans’ expectations and decided to enslave humanity. Science and technology were found and invented by humans. In 1894, Guglielmo Marconi made the first radio; Now we have iPhone X. Our lives are full of science and technology. It is hard to not using them even if it is just a simple action like calling one’s friend. Some people may start to question…

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  • Ideal Society In Brave New World

    In Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World, he depicts a futuristic “ideal” society where all natural and mental pain is diminished, by biotechnology to create the most idealistic society where there was no pain or worries, everyone is equal as well as happy , but at what price? the novel continues huxley slowly unveils the many flaws in this “ideal” society, from citizens futures determined for them, to being unable to think for themselves...all for social stability . Is social stability…

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  • Why Did Easter Island Collapse

    Easter Island was quite an experience of a new location for settlers and showed the inadequate use of resources that were accessible to the new inhabitants. It showed how desperate and inhumane people became at the extinction of valuable resources on this island. These new owners of land were quickly befallen at the expense of most of their lives and all of the natural resources. The main idea of internal collapse focuses on the issues that man has faced since the beginning of sharpening a…

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  • Bahamas Research Paper

    east of Florida, the Bahamas, Cuba and the Caribbean north, the Bahamas contains 700 islands and coral reefs. Opposite to the southeast coast of Florida, on the north side of Cuba. Islands from the northwest to the southeast extension 1220 kilometers long, 96 kilometers wide, consisting of more than 700 islands and more than 2000 coral reefs, is 13878 square kilometers with a total area of, of which more than 20 islands have human habitation. A subtropical climate, the annual average temperature…

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  • There Will Come Soft Rains Essay On Technology

    A Parasite Named Technology Advancements in technology were expected to make life easier and more enjoyable, but it has brought mayhem and destruction to our basic fundamental human rights. “There Will Come Soft Rains” by Ray Bradbury explores the futuristic world where a house goes about its daily routine on its own. “The Future of Luxury” by Hans Magnus Enzensberger introduces us to the conjecture of the future where concepts that were was a given are considered luxurious. Technological…

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  • George Orwell Dystopias

    Oceania and The Amish; Actually Dystopias Utopias and dystopias are supposed to be opposite worlds, but most utopias may actually be a dystopia because of how they are controlled by the government or its leaders. A utopia is a world that the people living in it believe it to be a perfect place. In the article “Dystopias: Definitions and Characteristics,” a utopia is defined as, “A place, state, or condition that is ideally perfect in respect of politics, laws, customs, and…

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  • Brave New World And Practice Babies Analysis

    Is it correct to sacrifice people’s needs for the wellbeing of the society? In both Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World, and the article “Practice Babies” by NPR, society values their needs over the necessities of the individuals. In the novel, author Huxley shows through the dehumanising use of conditioning by the World State to override the individuality of citizens and to create their goal of consumerist society. In the article, writer NPR shows this through the inattention of universities…

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  • A Brave New World Society Analysis

    There are three works that discussed the relation between individuals and society : Aldous Huxley ‘ Brave new world , Thomas Hobbes ‘ Leviathan and Jean- Jacques Rousseau ‘ The social contract . “ A world of genetically modified babies , boundless consumption , casual sex and drugs “ ( Atwood , Para.1 ) , Aldous Huxley’ Brave new world is a futuristic society where individuals are formed in test tubes , and conditioned ( listening to certain repeated phrases during sleep ) to obey the society…

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