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    instead of being aware of others things. Postman saw Huxley's vision as the idea that people “adore the technologies that undo their capacities to think.”Throughout the novel, Brave New World, it is clearly seen that the technology society adores is soma which allows many to block unwanted sensations. These unwanted sensations include sadness, and discomfort that are abnormal to feel in the World Sate because everyone is meant to be happy. When Lenina went to New Mexico with Bernard to the…

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    In Brave New World, Aldous Huxley describes a totalitarian government that controls every aspect of every citizen's life. The government controls its citizens with science, technology, factories, and an industrial based religion. Throughout the book Huxley uses these themes to show the kind of society the World Controllers are trying to create. He does this to show what science and technology can do to a society. Huxley also shows that when technology is in the wrong hands society can take a…

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    The drug “soma” is introduced in the beginning of the novel. Soma is the true meaning if happiness in Brave New World. The society in Brave New World needs to use soma as necessary for the stability of the system. The lower classes Gammas, Deltas, and Epsilons use soma on the daily basis. On the other hand, the higher class such as Alphas and Betas do not need to meditate in order to feel stable. Soma belongs to everyone in the state society but the once…

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    In Loving Memory Analysis

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    In Loving Memory of Philip K. Dick SOMA is a sci-fi Horror experience developed by Frictional Games. They are the developers responsible for creating Amnesia: The Dark Descent and the Penumbra series. I don’t typically play games that are in the Horror genre, and this is the first game I’ve played by this particular developer. Now sci-fi games, that’s completely different. I can deal with a little bit of horror in that case. At first, I thought I was stepping into a space station. It was a very…

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    controls deludes their civilians is by the promotion of soma. Soma is a hallucinogenic drug and a stimulant that has been produced and manufactured by their society that causes people to have a change of mood, similar to the consumption of marijuana in today’s world. The World State has encouraged the consumption of soma and has promoted it for centuries to its citizens. The civilians of the World State have been brought up to believe that soma must be consumed and taken to achieve happiness.…

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    Gramme In Brave New World

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    than a damn.” In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, written in 1932, he warns society of the overuse of drugs. When Bernard and Lenina are left alone on a date, Bernard begins to express his true feelings to Lenina, however, because of her dependency on soma, she conveys to Bernard that his unhappiness will diminish if he participates more among the society as he begins to experience unusual emotions that no one should have in the “Brave New World” After Bernard deliberates his clash against…

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    a.) Solitude is a desirable condition. This statement is false. On page 38 of the novel, Lenina and Fanny have a conversation in which Fanny mentions that she will not be going out with anyone that evening. As a result, “Lenina raised her eyebrows in astonishment.” This exchange indicates that solitude is not the norm. On page 45 we observe that those who spend time unaccompanied are viewed as outsiders, therefore when Lenina wishes to spend time with Bernard Marx, Fanny protests, “he spends…

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    by repeating phrases and sentiments to their citizens throughout their sleep, they permanently implant ideologies and beliefs in their head. Soma is also a way that the government uses science to their advantage, by…

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    moment a person is made they predestined to do only what will benefit society. They are conditioned from the moment they are made so they can be easily controlled. People are not only controlled through this conditioning, but also through the use of soma. Soma is used to keep people happy and alter…

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    doesn't exist while Lenina feels like they "to have the most wonderful time." Soma is the freedom. Soma puts people in a hypnotic cycle where they don't feel as though they should ask questions about what is right or wrong, how the society is created. Bernard feels as though the soma is not symbolized as freedom while Lenina does. Bernard is one who would rather be alone while Lenina likes to be with other people. Soma is symbolized as a drug. (GradeSaver)…

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