Society In A Brave New World

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The society of a Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley, is closer to the idealized interpretation of a utopia than current society, but modern society is preferable. People being conditioned to be falsely content with their society, and the lack individual thought, are examples of why the World State is corrupt. Although there are many faults in modern society, people have free will, and are able to control their own lives. The common belief of the people in A Brave New World is that The stability of the community is most important, which disregards individual freedoms.
Although the World State is more stable than the present world, it is deeply flawed. It creates conditions where people are forced into a corrupt caste system that advertises itself to be founded on the beliefs of equality and bettering the community as a whole, while in reality these distorted views about how society should be governed strips citizens of individuality and basic human rights. Even if people appear to be happy, it is only due to the conditioning they are put through. Huxley demonstrates how people such as
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One example of this is the character Helmholtz Watson who is unable to channel his mental excess due to the way he was conditioned, “I'm thinking of a queer feeling I sometimes get, a feeling that I've got something important to say and the power to say it—only I don't know what it is, and I can't make any use of the power. If there was some different way of writing… Or else something else to write about…" " (Huxley 69), This demonstrate the way society has restricted people from creating and using their minds. People either do as they are told and work, or they are lulled into a mindless haze, due to the effects of the drug soma. Very few have the ability to break away from the corrupt ideals of the society in A Brave New

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