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    The New World 2005 The New World directed by Terrence Malick is a great film about the story of the first founding of Jamestown. The main characters are: Pocahontas (Q 'orianka Kilcher), Captain John Smith (Colin Farrell) and John Rolfe (Christian Bale). Three English ships arrive in what is now Virginia in 1607. The Englishmen quickly mark there land and start building structures. John Smith was brought there in chains and was supposed to be killed, thankfully Captain Christopher Newport pardoned his death and he was saved. The Algonquin Indians were timid and shy to the Englishmen at first. They looked at them and studied what they did. Then one day John Smith decides to take a small group of people up the river to scout out supplies for…

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    We have learned that that is not the case on some occasions, and that there is always more to the facts being presented. The history of Native Americans during the New World really fit the criteria of facts not being presented correctly. It was not only about the usual talked about Europeans and Africans, it was also about the accommodations and the refusals of the indigenous beings. They were not just barbaric people who killed and sought revenge, there were people who were forced to assimilate…

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    Brave New World, written by Aldous Huxley and published in 1932, is a novel which takes place in London about five hundred years into the future, where a world called the World State, in which humans are being bioengineered and conditioned to be profoundly social beings, is depicted as a stabilized society. Comparison of these two different worlds, the World State and contemporary society, will show the basis of how each view social issues and deal with them. Today’s contemporary society is in…

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    to the book Brave New World. Within the book the “advanced” society is based upon conditioning, genetic engineering, dictatorship, and drugs. They live in a world with a lack of intimacy, critical thinking, and individualization. Everyone is happy because everyone has been conditioned to desire their predestined positions in society. Look at our society, we are conditioned every time we turn on our television sets, listen to the radio, look at our social media feed, or even attempt to research…

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    Karl Marx once said, “If we have chosen the position in life in which we can most of all work for mankind, no burdens can bow us down, because they are sacrifices for the benefit of all” (Marx). It may be true that Marxism can bring a more collective good; however, it is also true that many things are unbeneficial for the people living in the society. The novels Brave New World by Aldous Huxley and 1984 by George Orwell exemplify these unfavorable tendencies brought on by the Marxist theory.…

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    Is the world a better place because of the exploration of the New World? That is a question asked by many experts and people. The answer is yes. The world is a better place because of the exploration of John Cabot, Ferdinand Magellan, Hernan Cortes, Francisco Pizarro, Amerigo Vespucci, Leif Erickson , Henry Hudson, Jacques Cartier, Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet, Robert de la Salle, Christopher Columbus Francisco Coronado and more. Without the exploration of these great explorers the…

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    A Brave New World opens up in the year of 632 A.F. All of civilization has been obliterated by a terrible war. After this a new era is produced under the man Henry Ford, who enforces stability through dictatorship. The society depicted in the story is based off of a caste system. Ford created and maintained peace throughout society by producing children in factories and conditioning them to act a certain way when it came to society and also by tranquilizing adults with a drug called “soma”.…

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    In the novel, Brave New World, Aldous Huxley successfully shows the contrasting values of two different societies. He creates the Savage’s character in order to reveal how a more traditional society and a New World society treat an outcast. John’s actions and decisions make an impact towards the citizens of both societies. This will ultimately lead to both assumptions and morals of each society. Through John’s alienation Huxley displays the dehumanization that occurs in a “civilized” and…

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    The novel Brave New World shows that in order for a utopian society to achieve a state of stability, a loss of individuality, and the undoings of Mother Nature must occur. That being said successfully engineering these conditions produces a world of hope where the people are finally living a "happily ever after", but at a great cost. Community, Identity, and Stability is part of the conditions that plays a major role in the novel Brave New World. Community did not have the meaning that we…

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    Brave New World Reveals Common Modern Conflicts Aldous Huxley was a successful novelist in the early to mid nineteen hundreds with Brave New World and many non-fictional novels. Earlier on in Huxley’s career he edited for magazines, such as, Oxford Poetry and published short stories and poetry. It wasn’t until after well into his mid career that he published some of his most successful works like Brave New World in 1932. Huxley wrote Brave New World with the impact of the great depression and…

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