Brave New World Essay

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Ceirra Zeigler Mrs. Vukas Honors English March 5, 2013 Brave New World In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, the world is based on the motto “Community, Identity, and Stability” every aspect of society follows this phrase. Everyone belongs to everyone else. These three words: “Community, Identity, Stability”, hang in a sign over the central London Hatchery and Conditioning Center, which creates and conditions new human life. The people live in one community, follow their pre-destined identity and lead stable lives as a result. The entire society in Brave New World is based on the idea of community. No one is ever alone, solitude and loneliness are unheard of. Everyone belongs to everyone. There are constantly community gatherings, such as Orgy-porgy. Depending on what caste one is part of: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, or Epsilon, the individual different events. Community is the basis of life in the civilized world. “Everyone works for everyone else. We can’t do without one. Even Epsilons…” Every citizen of the Brave New World has a pre destined future, already planned for them. From the moment a person is decanted, his caste, career, thoughts and dislikes are picked out for him. Infants are brainwashed into what they are destined to become. Basically, ones identity is chosen for him. A person is trained to love their lifestyle and their role in the world. For example: Beta’s can’t imagine life as an Epsilon, while Epsilon’s would never dream of being a Beta. Identity is in large part the result of genetic engineering. Society is divided into five castes. In the lower three classes, people are cloned in order to produce up to that he or she who has individuality is made to feel different. "Those who feel themselves despised 96 identical “twins.” Identity is also achieved by teaching everyone to conform, so do well to look despising. The

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