A Brave New World Indeed

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A BRAVE NEW WORLD INDEED Predicting the future with a literary work is tasking but Aldous Huxley’s 1931 novel, Brave New World takes a step to achieve this. Just like any other author, Aldous Huxley speaks his mind and purpose in this great novel. A look at this novel, it is clear that it relates to the activities in our world today. The theme of Brave New world is not just the advancement of science and technology but also its relevance to people. Brave New “Worlders” are ignorant of the mass effects of physics, chemistry and engineering. The scientific advancements affect human beings because of future research in biology, physiology, and psychology. It shows a society with the motto “COMMUNITY, STABILTY, IDENTITY” (Huxley,ch.1) .They feign insipid happiness for necessities –“motherhood” , “fatherhood” , “family” and even “love” .The people who rule the New World have an aim of stability and not anarchy It gives readers some information about the Soviet communism and Ford’s private enterprise in America. John Savage and Bernard Maw who find discomfort in this “civilised world” go against their laid-down rules. This book warns everyone about scientific utopianism, which are manifesting in our world today. Scientific advancements in the Brave New World gain control over the affairs of a society in all aspects. The invention of powerful machinery and systems replace the ideal and natural phenomena of the world. One good illustration is the fixed control of reproduction through technological and medical invention like the removal of ovaries, the Bokanovsky process, Ebere.2 and hypnopaedic conditioning. These processes replace the natural means of reproduction by which a male and female couple to form a young offspring. This... ... middle of paper ... ...ons are still worse. They're too stupid to be able to read or write. Besides, they wear black, which is such a beastly colour. I'm so glad I'm a Beta." (Huxley, Ch. 2) .Just like our present society, lower castes work for the higher ones in ignorance, silence, and even competition. Ebere.4 In conclusion, the world should not see scientific and technological advancements as a tool for stability if not our treasured values and pride would be outdated. Everyone should take note of scientific utopianism, which are manifesting in our world today. World powers use advanced military technology to threaten lives of people thinking that they promoting peace and stability. Science is good, technology is even better but above all, life is grand. Works Cited SparkNotes Editors. “SparkNote on Brave New World.” SparkNotes.com. SparkNotes LLC. 2002. Web. 6 May 2010.
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