Aldous Huxley 's A Brave New World

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Aldous Huxley has presented us a compelling story in the 20th-century called a Brave New World. One of the most notable dystopian novels, it calls for a reader to conceptualize a world, in which society and science are synonymous with each other, history had faded far into obscurity, and Henry Ford, the creator of the assembly line, becomes a deity to many "uniformed" individuals. The book was about how humans are no longer created by the conventional means of mating, rather artificially, through the process of separating the ovaries and the sperm cells, and utilizing certain embryos in a biological process called Bokanovskification, the act of stimulating an embryo to undergo a mitotic process in which the end-result being that up to 96 identical individuals have been forged. As a result, the basis of the society has been built upon the concept of mass-production, applied to human beings, often represented by the motto "Community, Identity, Stability." Also, the population has been conditioned to consider this utopian, through various methods, including a drug called soma, as the majority would be more than content with the society that they live in. This would further be indulged, by the caste system (in which comprises of Alpha, Beta, Delta, Gamma, and Epsilon, in order from highest class). Each class is secluded from each other. Put into the fact that the world is being controlled and arbitrated in a totalitarian manner, Huxley has conceived to us an immaculate dystopian…
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