The science fiction book Brave New World

As man has progressed through the ages, there has been, essentially, one purpose. That purpose is to arrive at a utopian society, where everyone is happy, disease is nonexistent, and strife, anger, or sadness are unheard of. Only happiness exists. But when confronted with Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, we come to realize that this … Read more

Brave New World and how it influenced my life

All forms of art have greatly influenced my life and have had an enormous effect on me as a person. Throughout high school, of all the great works of literature, poetry, and other types of art that have given me a feeling of joy, my senior year I discovered one piece of literature that stands … Read more

The Myopia of Dystopia

Throughout human history, matters not which civilization; humanity has endeavored to attain a sociality in which one can live with freedom, enjoyment, justice, and happiness. It is human nature to see oneself in a place where it is flourishing and enjoyable, and unfortunately that is often elsewhere then where one is; after all isn’t “the … Read more

Brave New World, Aldous Huxley

Brave New World Sometimes very advanced societies overlook the necessities of the individual. In the book Brave New World, Aldous Huxley creates two distinct societies: the Savages and the Fordians. The Fordians are technologically sophisticated, unlike the Savages. However, it is obvious that, overall, the Savages have more practical abilities, have more, complicated, ideals, and … Read more

Brave New World

Brave New World Customs and conventions force people into a mold.  In this way, human beings are prevented from enjoying personal fulfillment in their lives.  However, is the lack of personal freedom justified if the mold people are forced into creates social stability?  A social stability that creates personal fulfillment, however, is as artifical as … Read more

Brave New World

Brave New World In the book, Brave New World, there are many examples of prophecy. The first example of prophecy is cloning. In the book they were cloning up to 96 people that all looked identical. Today we have successfully cloned a sheep, and we are moving towards possibly cloning humans just like the book … Read more

Brave New World

Customs and conventions force people into a mold.  In this way, human beings are prevented from enjoying personal fulfillment in their lives.  However, is the lack of personal freedom justified if the mold people are forced into creates social stability?  A social stability that creates personal fulfillment, however, is as artifical as the people that … Read more