Brave New World - The Conflict

Community, Identity, Stability... or Conspiracy, Ignorance, Sterility?
In BNW, we are presented with 2 completely different worlds. The first mocks the supposed utopia of the 'perfect' world. The people who live in this Utopia believe... no, they don't even believe, as 'believe' implies they have a choice in the matter... they are conditioned, brainwashed, into accepting and embracing this fantasy place. We can see just how removed this world is by the way they treat their people. It is hard to imagine for us - living in a time where 'Human Rights' is a catch phrase - just how they will dehumanise their society and all who live within it. The people in this world are nothing. They ...

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of mass production, when "the infants were unloaded".
If mass production of humans is harsh, their whole world is summed up in a few short sentences: "The world's stable now. People are happy; they get what they want, and they never want what they can't get. They're well off; they're safe; they're never ill; they're not afraid of death; they're blissfully ignorant of passion and old age; they're plagued with no mothers or fathers; they've got no wives or children, or lovers to feel strongly about; they're so conditioned that they practically can't help behaving as they ought to behave. And if anything goes wrong, there's soma."
The savage takes one look at a world like this and asks the question of 'why?' why would anybody desire to live in such conditions that promote free and continuous sex - to the point where Fanny is disappointed in Lenina for only going out with Henry Foster. He looks at a world that refuses any strong emotion: "everybody belongs to everybody else" when he ...

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often under the influence of soma. She has some very ideal qualities - a good personality and some willingness to devote her time to just one person. However, she has the unfortunate characteristic (to John's liking) of being quite dominated by the society. She is a victim of narrow-mindedness. She simply does not realise that John has different ideas. "Still wearing her shoes and socks, and her rakishly tilted round white cap, she advanced towards him. 'Darling. Darling! If only you'd said so before!' She held out her arms.
"But instead of saying 'Darling!' and holding out his arms, the savage retreated in terror, flapping his hands at her as though he were trying to scare ...

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