Essay On Conformity In Brave New World

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When growing up, parents often tell their kids to be themselves. In today’s society, adults are individualistic, but many of them cross the line. Being an individual can make a person stand out, but in the process people do not agree on problems that matter. In Brave New World, individuality is not an option to live in their society. This world enticed with other people’s opinions conforms their society. Conformity transformed individuality in Brave New World making it non-existent, but America’s rise in individuality is setting the country up for failure. Conformity is one of the extremes that occur in the Brave New World society. Huxley explained that people who are conformed make a more stable community. The book starts out with, “A squat grey building…CENTRAL LONDON HATCHERY AND CONDITIONING CENTRE, and, in a shield, the World’s state motto, COMMUNITY, IDENTITY, STABILITY” (Huxley 3). The motto is very interesting because identity has been pushed to the side in this community. Identity in this community only exists within the stability of the community. Also, they have an entire building dedicated to conditioning. By changing how they are brought up, the community can only have one ideology because they are all conformed to believe the same thing.
Many people learn who they are while they grow up, kids are often told to be themselves. In this society they are quietly told who they are through hypnopedia. While they sleep, recordings say, “I’m so glad I am a Beta…I’m
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