Morality In Brave New World

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Mustapha Mond is the most powerful character in Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. Mond keeps scientific and historic documents from reaching the people. Mond believes that science, religion, and art threaten Brave New World if let out, but religion would be bane of Brave New World.

The moral dilemma of monogamy would be the bane of Brave New World itself. If the people of Brave New World found out about religion the people would learn the moral dilemma of “every one belongs to everyone else”(Huxley 31). Lenina Crowne is a perfect example of someone whom was conditioned, but does not fit into the social norms of Brave New World. Furthermore, religion would only strengthen Lenina’s tendencies of having one man for a long period of time. In
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In Brave New World, christianity is looked down upon as a defect, but with the reintroduction of religion billions of people would be saved by the saving grace of our God. The people would be set free from the reigns of tyranny. Soma, sex, and feely shows is their holy trinity. For example, “Anybody can be virtuous now. You can carry at least half your mortality about in a bottle. Christianity without tears-that’s what soma is.””(Huxley 162). The government is trying to use soma to replace morality, human free-will, and God himself. They’re trying to make christianity look like a weakness, but it in fact is a great ally in the adventure of life. Furthermore, the idea of sex with many partners would be looked down upon as immoral and temptation that is brought upon by the devil himself. People would finally be able to make judgement calls based upon reasoning, and not the drugs that pump through their veins. Lastly, the feely shows could not coexist with religion. The people would be filled with the Holy Spirit, making the feely shows dwarf in comparison to the spiritual enlightenment that comes with religion. Brave New World would be no…show more content…
People would begin to live for the afterlife, instead of just living in the present. Citizens would make a concentrated effort to push aside their immoral ways to achieve happiness for eternity. For example, “He let out the amazing truth. For a very long period before the time of Our Ford, and even for some generations afterwards, erotic play between children had been regarded as abnormal (there was a roar of laughter)”(Huxley 24). The vagueness of the people in Brave New World is astonishing. They truly took a step back, when religion, science, and art were censored. The regime is holding its people back from achieving true nirvana. Many say, “If you love them let them go”, and this is very true. The idea of an afterlife would completely derail the oppression of free-thinking in Brave New World. All of Mond’s work would be for nothing, the people would rise up, and life would be restored as it was meant to
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