The World State Society

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Throughout the story, the characters are presented in different social classes. In this World State, society isn 't broken down into race, sex, or wealth, it deals with the intelligence level of a human being. Character by character is presented with a strong detachment from reality and the lack of free will they are given. In the World State society can only exist if everyone conforms and in order to get everyone to appeal to their ideology, the Director, and everyone uses a genetic fallacy to trick the people of the New World that the reason everything functions normally and that nobody is out of place because they made them that way. "Alphas and Betas remain, in incubators, until definitely bottled, while the Gammas,…show more content…
This drug helps the people repress their authentic emotions and actions. In case something tragic were to happen to the people of the World State and they couldn’t be happy or anything equivalent instead of taking time to evaluate their feelings and find a real solution they just take soma to make those emotions go away “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-gram tablets, and there you are. Anybody can be virtuous now. Christianity without tears, that 's what soma is" (Huxley 285). Mustapha Mond wants the people of the World State to witness and experience how easy it is to forget about old emotions that only get in the way of consuming and not producing just by taking soma and nothing more. He wants them to see that by taking soma all their problems will go away, Mond uses the idea that if it worked for a few people then it will work for everyone else and that people don’t need to pay attention to their actions or feelings if the can suppress long enough until they die. Through and through the novel people tend to make a negative comment and say next “there is always soma, delicious soma" (Huxley 67). Soma is characterized as fixing something or anything that went wrong. Soma is an abused drug in
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