Julian Huxley

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  • Intolerance In Day Of Empire, By Amy Chua

    In Amy Chua’s book, Day of Empire, the main emphasis is how hyperpowers rise to the top, achieving global dominance, and how they fall off the global plateau. She writes about a theory that she believes is the secret to global dominance, and provides examples to further prove her theory. Chua believes the secret is to be as tolerant as the empire/nation can possibly be, and to obviously not be extremely intolerant. Empires should be tolerant of race, religion, and other cultures, and attempt to…

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  • Consequences Of Savagery

    The author stresses the negative consequences of savagery are clearly stated throughout the novel. In the early chapters of the novel, he proposes that one of the important roles of a society is to provide an outlet for human impulses. The Lord of the Flies by William Golding is a novel in which the theme of savagery versus civilization is explored. William Golding uses word choice and Sam and Eric’s impressions, looks, and actions to reveal their attitude of being positive and nice. Firstly…

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  • Loss In The Things They Carried: A Literary Analysis

    Everyone knows pain. The world is cruel and does not discriminate when it comes to loss. It doesn’t matter if you’re rich, poor, black, white, straight or gay. Everyone experiences loss in their life, whether it’s a loved one, a job opportunity or even your house. Loss is illustrated differently in the novels “The Things They Carried”, a compendium of the Vietnam experiences from the point of view of a platoon, by Tim O’Brien and “The Catcher in the Rye”, a coming of age novel, by J.D Salinger.…

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  • Reflection For The Giver

    The book, ‘The Giver’ written by Lois Lowry is a futuristic novel about communities trying to achieve utopia. In their desire for this perfect world, a concept called Sameness is introduced which means that every aspect of their communities are uniform and monotonous. They are oblivious to concepts such as colours, true love, war, pain, hunger, freedom of choice and seasons. They live in a society where they are trying to achieve mechanical perfection. It is meticulously ordered, but unknowingly…

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  • Futuristic Visions In Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

    pain and deprivation. On the other hand, Huxley believed in the antithesis. Huxley suspected that society was going to be controlled by distraction and superficial happiness. In relation to Huxley’s viewpoint, technology today allows for people to have access to nearly anything imaginable. Items such as smartphones are a constant source of distraction and pleasure in many humans lives nowadays. Humans are beginning to be destroyed by what they love, as Huxley feared. Huxley’s vision for the…

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  • Hedonistic Knowledge Tok Analysis

    A society is defined by a standardized ideal, and it is kept stable by an indoctrinated idiosyncrasy. The communal aura adulterates any provincial perception, which then creates a widely accepted ideal. Citizens of such society find refuge in conformity, and their ordeal of diversity is assuaged by homogeny. The presence of an analogous, perfunctory civilization obliterates any means of individualist thinking or doing—for the idea of individual intellect has become abominable and obscure.…

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  • Bernard Marx And John Gardner: A Comparative Analysis

    characters in novels go through the process in seeking more insight and discovery’s of ones self. As evident in two novels, two characters go through the needs to find themselves for who they truly are. Bernard Marx from Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, and Grendel from Grendel by John Gardner both go through the process of self-discovery. Grendel and Bernard are different from society. They both seek for answers on why the world is how it is, why they are who they are, and they both have a…

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  • Examples Of Censorship In Fahrenheit 451 And Brave New World

    The events in the books Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley have come to life in society today. Censorship and oppression of society foretold by these books have come true. By using this theme of censorship and oppression from the government, they expressed their vision of what will happen to society. In many ways their writing have came true, from how today’s society innovate lives through technology and constrain society with blanket of false advertising. Ray…

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  • Analysis Of Alain De Boordon's 'Equality Expectation And Envy'

    The Neverending Desire for More Alain de Botton argues in his article, “Equality Expectation and Envy,” that as Western society has had increasing success, a sense of failure and disappointment with oneself has emerged. In his analysis, he states that people must stop comparing themselves to one another; instead, they should focus on curbing their own desires and being satisfied with all of the material advancements that can be enjoyed in today’s world. Botton overall discusses how Western…

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  • Isolation In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

    Isolation is a feeling that is brought forth in every human being. It makes no difference whether you are tall, short, fit, chubby, smart, or dumb isolation is a feeling that is inevitable. The void of thinking one is alone and that nobody on this vast planet has the slightest idea of what you are feeling. That empty emotion of isolation, can be worse than death itself. Throughout life, no matter how fortunate you are being deprived of friendships strips you from what makes life have a purpose.…

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