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    freedom. Bernard feels these constraints most acutely, as in a scene from chapter 6, when Bernard and Lenina have a conversation about freedom. Lenina insists that everyone has a great deal of freedom - the freedom "to have the most wonderful time." Soma represents this kind of freedom, as it puts people in a hypnotic state in which they no longer feel as though they should ask questions or defy the structures of society. Bernard insists that this is no freedom at all. Bernard claims that his…

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    Nothing is ever as it seems and nothing in life can be given to you. As human beings we must seek our own happiness, and even in this attempt, we can never truly be completely happy. Every part of life is a wild ocean of experiences. Sometimes the water is a calm pallid blue, the glassy surface helping you to achieve whatever you wish. Other days it is a violent stormy green, threatening to destroy your ship. Everything is a balance that must go up and down, for pain is necessary to move on and…

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    Both the characterization of John and the symbolism of soma work to develop this conflict. However, the motif of religion only serves to blur the conflicting line established between the previous two elements. Perhaps the greatest strength of Brave New World lies in its speculative power. The novel is, at times…

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    and knows that they couldn’t perform other roles. No matter what, there are opportunities for all classes to enjoy leisure time, and everyone receives soma, which has the ability to take all the people’s cares away. When in a soma state, class doesn’t matter- they are on a vacation by themselves in a place where they can do whatever they want. The soma also makes the people unaware that they aren’t living in what we would consider a perfect world, as the people don’t know any better. Their…

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    Urine drug screen obtained on 03/16/15 showed positive for hydrocodone, hydromorphone, dihydrocodeine, norhydrocodone, carisoprodol and meprobamate. As per progress report dated 6/8/2016, patient’s medications include Pulmicort, oxycodone, Ambien, Soma, Zantac, lisinopril, and simvastatin. Based on the progress report dated 09/07/16 by Dr. Chow, the patient presents with left-sided lumbar back pain symptoms radiating into the left lower limb in a radiculopathic pattern. Exacerbating…

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    also help keep our society in balance. Without social stability , our society can end up being chaotic. Social stability has a big part in the novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. Their society is balanced by having their citizens take an amount of soma and by also having certain restrictions. The sacrifices that the World State requires of its citizens are not worth the prize to maintain social stability, because it can eventually make someone rebellious and unhappy. Not everyone is going to…

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    invention of a “happy drug” called soma. Soma is taken by a citizen whenever they are under stress, and not in a situation where their responsibility is needed. This drug not only calms its recipient, but it also distracts one from understanding something wrong or unjust about a situation. The government had just made it easier to manipulate the community through the introduction of soma. Mustapha Mond, one of the ten world controllers in Brave New World, described soma to be a “euphoric,…

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    similarities between his dystopia and real life in his Brave New World (Revisited). The society in Brave New World, called the World State, focuses on happiness: people can’t complain if they are always happy. This ideal is accomplished through the soma drug and early conditioning and hypnopædia. Society in Huxley’s time was growing closer to that in Brave New World and it has been growing closer ever since. Time flies…

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    First, the cell body, also known as soma is located in a sensory neuron which is a small branch from the middle of the axon. The soma is basically the workshop of all the neurons, for example it manufactures proteins, process nutrients, supplies energy to neurons that they need to function. Second, the dendrites are the short branching fibers. Moreover, they are responsible for receiving information from neighboring neurons and transmitting this data to the soma. Third, the axon is the…

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    A World of Captivity Imagine a world where mothers and fathers do not exist. A world where ethics are thrown away and God is a thing of the past. This is the society people are born into in the book Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. There is a community built off the philosophy of Henry Ford. The people are put into a caste system after they are “made”, and science acts as the only religion in this society. Aldous Huxley uses imagery and symbolism throughout the novel in order to make the…

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