1984 And Brave New World Analysis

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Contemporary society is blinded by new and improved technologies only created for the increase of apathy. Neil Postman has declared that the novel, Brave New World, can be used to connote our society is slowly changing into that dystopia. Aldous Huxley, the author of this piece, conveys his idea that what we love oppresses us, and will ultimately be our downfall. In George Orwell´s novel, 1984, he states that what we fear and hate will be our downfall. In my view, what we love has more of a grasp over us than what we hate. We keep what we love around us at all times, opposed to staying away from our fears. I agree with Huxley, and also with Postman´s interpretation. In, Brave New World, Huxley shows how what we enjoy turns into distractions, and how people in his created society…show more content…
In my opinion, 1984 is not as correct as Brave New World. In 1984, Orwell claims that what we hate will opress us. I don´t think this is true. In Orwell´s society, everyone is opressed by inner parties and ¨Big Brother.¨ The fear is that ¨Big Brother¨ wil find you doing something out of the ordinary, and you will eventually be vaporized. This isn´t very accurate, in my point of view. We would never let what we fear consume our lives completely. We spend too much time trying to make our lives better, and eliminate our fears. One fear in our nation today would be the poor choice in presidential nominees. A multitude of people don´t even want to vote because they do not know who is the lesser of two evils. However, I do not envision this leading to destruction. We keep using or doing what we love, but why would we purposefully do something we hate? Orwell took note of the tragedies of World War II, and wrote a novel based upon what he thought could happen. Neither dystopia has happened, but that doesn´t mean we are completely safe. 1984 could eventually happen, but so could Brave New
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