Brave New World Essay

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!"#$%& English II Period 6 23 January 2013 The Cost of Happiness Jack Carol once said, “Perhaps the greatest utopia would be if we could all realized that no utopia is possible; no place to run no place to hide, just take care of business here and now. (BrainyQuote) What Jack Carol means is that people should face their problems. If people face their problems immediately it relieves the stress of having to deal with it later. By realizing that their world is not perfect, it will essentially set them free. By conditioning everyone the same, it makes people not realize what their purpose for life is. Aldous Huxley's Brave New World illustrates a dystopia rather than a utopia through human conditioning, lack of freedom, and social Darwinism. To create the five social classes the DHC must alter humans through brainwashing and borderline torture. There are many forms of brainwashing one of them is shocking children, ”their little bodies twitched and stiffened their limbs moved jerkily as if to the tug of unseen wires” (Huxley-20) To make the children not like books and colorful things it is standard procedure to make the children hate those items. This all in the sake of stability. The children undergo conditioning before they are even decanted “eight minutes of hard x-rays being about as much and eggs can stand” (Huxley-5) By making some DNA worse than others the Brave New World has its five distinct social !"#$'& classes and depending on the class the conditioning varies. While the DHC thinks he is creating a utopia he is really creating a dystopia. Besides basic conditioning, the Brave New World limits the freedom to do what you want. In the Brave New World, the thought is everything should be profitable, “we condition the masses to hate the country. ‘Concluded the director’ but simultaneously we condition them to love all country

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