Nowadays in today’s society “it seems that sex and reproduction may not be inexorably tied to the nuclear family(Reiss 447)”. People do not care about the relationship between people; they just care about the pleasure that is created from the “relationship”. Then once they do not feel the pleasure from that person as much as they used to, then move to the next. Just like a light switch in a relationship going on and off, on an off. “Once these nonkin groups had institutionalized their sex roles and adult-child (descent) roles, we would in effect have a kinship-type(Reiss 448).” It then transfers over to their relationship in the future. “Modern man marries, divorces, and remarries ad infinitum (Zimmerman 267)”. This relates to when he/she dated, not caring about finding the right one, but rushing into a relationship for he/she does not know what the marriage must consist of for it to work.
It is like in the book when Lenina and her friend talk about who they had been with...
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...tor 's question as he zipped up his trousers. "Oh, she 's a splendid girl. Wonderfully pneumatic. I 'm surprised you haven 't had her” (Huxley 44). Porn is everywhere, its sadly becoming more and more frequent in our lives. People are losing what it is like to have a real relationship.
Bernard is a man that people in a Brave New World should look at and try to resemble him. He is a man that deep down inside believes that sex is something special, something that should be cherished between two lovers. Two lovers that don’t cheat on each other and have affairs. He had an idea of what sex was really meant for and not what his society want to use it for. Sex is a gift that should not be taken advantage of, but used it to create a bond between a husband and a wife that will be hard to destroy. That will create everlasting love, pleasure and desire for that special someone.
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