Allusions to the Brave New World Essays

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Allusions to the Brave New World

1. Ford
Henry Ford (1863-1947) revolutionized the automobile industry with the assembly line method of production, which proved very successful for 15 million Model Ts were sold. Humans were similarly produced in the Brave New World where the embryos passed along a conveyor belt while a worker or machine would have a specific task dealing with the specimen. Again, this assembly line method proved very successful.
2. Lenina
Vladmir Lenin (1870-1924) founded the communist party in Russia and the world’s first communist dictatorship. He believed in Karl Marx’s theories that government is affected by underlying economic forces. Lenin’s dictatorship resembles that of Mustapha Mond for both of them
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When Lenin lived, he was the second most powerful man in the nation. He lost leadership to Stalin and was murdered by Stalin’s men in Mexico. Just like the world controllers in the Brave New World, Trotsky believed that everyone must fulfill their duty toward the nation so the nation could prosper. In the BNW, the society would not function if the citizens didn’t do their roles.
8. Darwin
Charles Darwin (1809-1882) was a British naturalist who became famous for his theories in evolution. He believed all species evolved form a common ancestor and that evolution happened through a process called natural selection, which meant survival of the fittest. In the BNW, the different castes of people were made from a common ancestor (a single individual). Thus, creating hundreds of his or her clones. Since the directors believed in survival of the fittest, they made the best kind of people so that they may live long in a specific environment.
9. Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) crowned himself emperor of France. He was a greatest military genius of his time and perhaps the general in history. Napoleon was an excellent administrator and introduced several reforms, which created a strong central government. In the BNW, a small powerful centralized government was established with many rules and laws all controlled under an elite individual.
10. Helmholtz
Herman Ludwig Ferdinand Von Helmholtz (1821-1894) was German physicist who helped establish the law of the

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