Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

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Unfortunately in the dystopian novel, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, the novel portrays a completely controlled society that has absolutely no freedom. Although you do have the few dissatisfied individuals who set out for a form of change. These individuals represent the optimistic part of the novel, despite conditioning, drugs and biological engineering; the human naturally wants more to life than just following orders. The main character of the novel is one of the few curious members of this society. He believes that there is much more to life than to be just another chess piece in a game where someone “higher above” controls. ‘“Don’t you want to be free and men?” Rage was making him [John] fluent; the words came easily, in a rush… “I’ll teach you; I’ll make you be free whether you like it or not.” And pushing open a window that looked on the inner court of the Hospital, he began to throw the little pill-boxes of soma tablets in handfuls out into the area (Huxley, Ch.15).’ In this passage John experiences passion, which in not only a part of a human emotion, but directly allows the human to experience this emotion with passion and will also allow an individual to fight, have an opinion and interact in a way that was never an option before. An article read, “…throughout history, people have strived to be free (TrueFreedom).” Another…

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