How Far Is Too Far On Government And Giving People Happiness?

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How far is too far relating to government and giving people happiness? In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, the government controls its citizens by giving them every opportunity to pursue happiness. Government officials can and will do what it wants, carrying the pursuit to an extreme. People in today’s society are so distracted by their own desire to achieve happiness that Brave New World should act as a warning. It warns the people of the government doing whatever it wants while distracting you. Imagine a society in which the ‘people’ are engineered, meaning there are hatcheries around the world that produces embryos and makes human babies. A person’s life is chosen for them by the government, choosing their economic class for them…show more content…
Another way that the government in Huxley’s book controls its citizens is by brainwashing them. Hypnopaedia is known as sleep teaching and the world controllers in Huxley’s book do this to brainwash the people of their cities. All of the ways in Brave New World the government uses to manipulate and control the people should scare the people of today’s society and it can stand as a warning about the United States government. There are so many distractions in this country and so many drugs in this country that the government could be using them to brainwash and persuade the people of America. Mustapha Mond is a world controller in Brave New World and he said: There 's always soma to calm your anger, to reconcile you to your enemies, to make you patient and long-suffering. In the past you could only accomplish these things by making a great effort and after years of hard moral training. Now, you swallow two or three half- gramme tablets, and there you are. Anybody can be virtuous now. You can carry at least half your morality about in a bottle. Christianity without tears-that 's what soma is (Huxley 238).
Every person within the governmental limits is supplied with soma. Soma has multiple uses such as to relieve stress, take breaks, have sex, party, relax, and all along they have no problem using it nor do they see it as a bad thing to take drugs all the time. Happiness of the
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