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The Role of Technology in Huxley's Brave New World Essay

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Technology, which has brought mankind from the Stone Age to the 21st century, can also ruin the life of peoples. In the novel Brave New World, the author Aldous Huxley shows us what technology can do if we exercise it too much. From the novel we can see that humans can lose humanity if we rely on technology too much. In the novel, the author sets the world in the future where everything is being controlled by technology. This world seems to be a very perfectly working utopian society that does not have any disease, war, problems, crisis but it is also a sad society with no feelings, emotions or human characteristics. This is a very scary society because everything is being controlled even before someone is born, in test tube, where they…show more content…
They didn’t sent them to school to learn new things rather provide shock. Therefore, technology is so harmful and so disturbing in this society that the people are not themselves. In this novel, we can see how technology can affect the person ever since they are in a test tube. Technology is used so excessively that they can determine how smart or intelligent you are going to be. This can make you the smartest person in the whole world or the not so smart person. As stated by Mr. Foster, “The Lower……..the oxygen” (11). He is trying to imply that even if you try to become smarter than you are you cannot do such deal because you were already destined to how smart you can be. It is predetermined and there is nothing you could do to stop it. The process is all done while you are still an embryo. The height, weight, size, color, and even their intelligence level is determined before they are born. One of the most usefulness of technology in this book is sleep teaching. This is a process where someone is exposed to certain information they are to know and they have to listen it for numerous hours so they could get it stuck in their head. When they wake up, its already in their head like they were so conditioned for it that they did not even have to put any effort to get it memorized. This is a pretty nice process but you might be only conditioned to stuff that the government think is going to be right for their benefit. They are not going to do anything that will cause a
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