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    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 themselves. What they believe to be “happiness” is replaced with artificial happiness, by taking a drug, called soma. Any type of interaction between the citizens is allowed because relationships are banned in the…

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    purposes helps with anti-aging, stress reduction, and a whole host of other minor problems, people religiously take the drug every day. There is no major fight back, and in the end, any problem is resolved by the citizens all taking more soma. The true purpose of soma is to hide the fact that all of the citizens of the world are literal slaves working on assembly lines that keep the system working. Essentially they are doing very little with their life at all, have no self-identity, don’t have…

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    In the novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, Huxley is describing the new generation as too advanced in technology. Huxley uses literary devices such as diction, imagery, and language to create the satiric nature of the novel. The advancement of technology described by Huxley led society to depend on drugs, technology, and have broken relationships. Huxley use of words can be used to relate Brave New World to some similar problems that were happening during his time, the 1930’s. The…

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    Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World brings to light the consequences of losing one’s individuality. All around the world, children are told to be themselves. No one wants their children to be exactly like other children; they just want their child. They yearn for their child to be individual. However, one cannot deny that people will agree more often if they all shared a similar mindset. For example, if everyone in the American government thought the same way, bills and laws would pass more rapidly,…

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    people practiced different acts of consumerism such as consuming soma, technology and bodies. They sought happiness from them and eventually these acts became a social norm. However, these practices of consumerism also had side effects. It blinded truth such as history,…

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    chemical persuasion. While many opinions may differ on this topic, mine tends to stay one opposing path. Huxley compares the commonly used drug, soma, to many common vices that people use today such as marijuana, LSD, cocaine, and alcohol. Huxley begins describing soma as a drug that is used when feeling “depressed or below par.” Huxley says that soma, “was not a private vice, it was a political institution.” Therefore, it was at every citizen’s fingertips. He says that the drug would provide “…

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    Portion: Due to the government-issued drug of soma, the World State’s citizens are addicted, unfeeling, and unable to cope. Starting when the citizens of the World State are young, they receive soma. By doing this, the government is creating an easy to control society. The citizens become dependent on the soma and even say, “When the individual feels, the community reels” (Huxley 94). This is eluding to a community…

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    methods to control its citizens such as: soma, hypnopedia, the caste system, promiscuous sex, etc. On this essay it would be specified how they uses those methods and what are the effect of the use. The World State uses soma to Control its citizens. First, they uses soma to make the people happy and focused. In World State they are always happy because they are conditioned to be, but if you are not, they teach you to take soma and be happy now. Also they give you soma to be more focused and not…

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    the future, the world of BNW and our present world, they have a lot of similarities and differences, Huxley's predictions are definitely true and that America is definitely moving toward the world Huxley envisioned and predicted. For example the drug Soma that the people use in the future to make them feel happy, in our present world we use like smoking or doing drugs to feel happy. Another example is the Sex topic in Brave New World and also Government control, they have all the power over all…

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    who do the simplest jobs. To many people the world is complete, but to others, it seems they don’t have individuality and they think that things are unnatural. In Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, the government controls the peace and citizens with soma, a caste system and classical conditioning for many reasons. The…

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