Modernist Britain to 21st Century

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Albert Einstein once said “Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal”. One of the main problems considering the modern and postmodern periods is the exponential growth in technology thus blinding our appreciation of nature. Modern author Aldous Huxley’s ironic scientific novel Brave New World advises that technological advances can diminish human identity as is evident in the progressive postmodern world.
While many will argue when the Modern period had begun, Hoffman and Murphy believe that Modernism had derived from the Romanticism’s revolts in contradiction of the outcomes of the Industrial Revolution: "The ground motive of modernism, Graff asserts, was criticism of the nineteenth-century bourgeois social order and its world view […] the modernists, carrying the torch of romanticism". (169). Thus, bringing in a new front of Industrial changes and growth of many new cities.
In the modernistic society, many believed that forms of art, architecture, literature, philosophy, activities of the daily life, including religion were becoming outdated in an evolving industrialized society. Religion, defined, is beliefs set by elders in a society to encourage moral values needed to preserve a society. In the case of Modernism, “deep set beliefs in supernatural powers that have led people to build modern society cause more harm than good, because people are willing to fight and die to force their beliefs upon others… when science and technology have reach levels high enough to refute or make obsolete the claims of supernatural powers on which those beliefs are based.” (Baron 1).
Following the Second World War, Modernism was taking a stroll down hill towards failing. Politics was one of the main reasons ...

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...ot usual with and that is the appreciation of the body. With these connections, in our world, we reproduce naturally, even though we have the choices of cloning or predicting the physical characteristics of our child. Also, as individuals of the postmodern era we are conditioned to respect privacy.
Modern author Aldous Huxley’s ironic scientific novel Brave New World advises that technological advances can diminish human identity as well as value as is evident in the progressive post modern world. The modern world was the gateway into the pre-industrial growth of the world. Great minds of the Modern period, such as Huxley, Freud, Mach, etc…, have allowed today’s society to open our eyes and see the world in our own perspective. Although, technology has blocked our obligation of nature, it has brought has one step closer to unveiling the secret of life, the unknown.

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