Brave New World - A Wake-Up Call for Humanity Essay

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Brave New World - A Wake-Up Call for Humanity
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Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution in England, human society has had to struggle to adapt to new technology. There is a shift from traditional society to a modern one. Within the last ten years we have seen tremendous advances in science and technology, and we are becoming more and more socially dependent on it. In the Brave New World, Huxley states that we are moving in the direction of Utopia much more rapidly than anyone had ever anticipated. Its goal is achieving happiness by giving up science, art, religion and other things we cherish in our world. It is an inhumane society controlled by technology where human beings are produced
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There was horrible working and living conditions and huge social problems. Capitalism has caused a wider wealth gap since the rich get richer and the poor gets poorer. People moved from rural to urban areas and individuals are exploited, each molded with the same mask. We grew more and more dependent on technology, as it seems to make things more efficient. Huxley sees people are losing more and more of their individuality as they are performing assembly line tasks where rules and regulations are standardized. He saw the threat to man?s independence and freedom and writes this book as a warning. He said, ? Science and technology should be servants of man-man should not be adapted and enslaved to them.? In Brave New World, the motto is Community, Identity, and Stability. It believes it is in the Utopia state, which means ?no place? in Greek. The World State would only tolerate a single political ideology. This system of bureaucracy constructs the community as a whole, where a person is prevented from solitude. The identities of the individuals are invented already before the artificial reproduction, where they are computed to conform. Those who are indifferent and do not follow the rules and regulations are regarded as outcasts. Most important of all, this society emphasizes on stability. In order to prevent conflict, risk and change,

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