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Happiness And Happiness In Savage John's Brave New World

In Brave New world, happiness is not derives from family, motherhood, or love; but it is derived from the drug Soma and the goal is to provide stability in the society so that no one may become unhappy. The reason why World State Citizens derived their happiness form soma is that they believed that there should be no feelings or relationships among citizens because relations cause emotional stability and therefore lead to unhappiness. Individuality and happiness are essential in this society, and the Savage John constantly seeks a way to fulfill the desire for independence and to sacrifice happiness; his confrontation with Mond exposes the sacrifices that are made to maintain happiness and stability in the society.
The controller knows that its citizens are very smart, mostly alphas, so when they give them soma, they can be manipulated easily because they are seen as threat to the government. The use of soma can also be seen as a symbol of the powerful influence of science and technology on the society; stability depends on inequality; most citizens are going to be doing uninteresting or boring task for the rest of their lives, that is why they promote genetic engineering of embryos so that they can do the work for them. World state controllers also believe that science must be suppressed from the public because a society where science exists usually continues to develop and overthrow old things; and its citizens may try to find a new way of living.
. “Our world is not the same as Othello’s “world. You can’t make flivvers without steel and you can’t make tragedies without social instability. The world’s stable now. People are happy; they get what they want, and they never want what they can’t get…And if anything should go wr...

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...lled “human”. Mustapha claimed that they have found a better way, and this better way means restricting freedom of thought and organizing society along very rigid lines. Nobody has to get rid of the highest human aspirations, emotion is something that cannot be eradicated, and instead they encouraged addiction or dependency to keep the members of the society in line. He also acknowledges the sacrifices that have been made to sustain deceptive contentment. Mond views John’s desire for freedom as the desire for unhappiness; the controllers of the World state scarify their citizens in order to gain happiness and stability. Soma shorten the life expectancy, but it doesn’t prevent the government to give it to their citizens because the key components to the society in Brave New World are stability and happiness; so they must do anything in their power to make it happen.

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