Brave New World Essay

601 WordsNov 12, 20133 Pages
What would you do to make yourself better? What would you do to make yourself the best? The majority of humans thrive to make them and their lives perfect. People would do anything for a perfect job, perfect child, perfect wife, and a perfect world for the chance of being contempt. How many times a day do you see ideas to make the world safer, easier, and simple. For our ideal world we would go to extreme costs. In the book Brave New World, Aldus Huxley tells his predictions of the future and shows how eager people are to have a perfect world. Community, Identity, Stability. Would you give up your rights as a human for the chance to be safe? One of the words in the brave new world's motto is "stability." If there is stability there is order and if there is order there is peace and safety. In brave new, if someone is suspected as a threat; that person will have bad consequences. Those people are eager to have a world with no conflict or chaos. "All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant."- A quote by Huxley from his book Chrome Yellow chapter 2. In our world, people sometimes view situations wrong if they are under rough circumstances, people risk giving up their rights for the safety of themselves. Even little things, like we have to wear a seat belt, we have to drive on the right side of the road, we have to have police, in order to have safe lives. For most people, happiness is received by their accomplishments; people sometimes think that happiness will come if you yourself make it come. in Brave new world, SOMA is the wonder drug; it not only makes people happy, it make people cooperative and functional. SOMA allows a person to feel nothing else but complete happiness- no sadness nor anger- not realizing that it is impossible to know happiness without sadness. "Actual happiness always looks pretty squalid in comparison with the

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