Mustapha Mond

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Science is very restricted in the World State, for this reason; the most radical ideas are used in order to maintain stability, even if these ideas eradicate any free will or individual thought. The scientist in the World State only know the information that was taught to them by the World Controllers, which means they have only a very limited amount of knowledge about science. Science is being restricted all the time in the World State because some scientific creations, such as weapons, cause instability. In an attempt to explain why science is restricted in the World State, Mond says, “It isn’t only art that’s incompatible with happiness: it’s also science. Science is dangerous; we have to keep it most carefully chained and muzzled” (Huxley 168). Mustapha Mond is basically telling John…show more content…
Each class has their own different method used to train the newborns to adapt to their class. Some of the ways the scientist make the newborns fill into their classes can be considered disturbing and cruel. For example, the deltas go through a very harsh treatment in order to adjust to their future role in society. The director explains to the students how the delta newborns have to adapt into their role in society, “Roses and electric shocks, the khaki of Deltas and a whiff of asafœtida—weeded indissoluble before the child can speak. But wordless conditioning is crude and wholesale; cannot bring home the finer distinctions, cannot inculcate the more complex courses of behavior. For that there must be words, but words without reason. In brief, hypnopædia (Huxley 24). The scientists show no mercy or sympathy for the children, who are basically forced to hate roses by electrical shock. There is a fine line between conditioning and abuse, and this completely breaks the limit. The delta children are forced into hating books and different parts of nature including roses because the World Controllers think that they should only focus on their jobs in
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