Brave New World Effect Of Government Control And Use Of Technology

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In the novel, Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley, the effect of governmental control and the use of technology affects the people and the way they behave as the lose their individuality.
Brave New World warns of the danger of giving the state control over new and powerful technologies. and explores the classic conflict between the individual and society. In this particular case, personal identity has been sacrificed for the sake of a common good. The Hatchery destines each fetus for a particular caste in the world state that are divided into five categories: alpha, beta, gamma, delta, and epsilon. The Alpha embryos are destines to become leaders and thinkers of the World State. Each other castes is conditioned to be... View More »

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There is no option of right and wrong because one is automatically learnt and taught these things. In the Brave New World, they have what is known as hypnopaedia which is a sleeping teaching method to teach children the morals of the World State. In a room where older children are napping, a whispering voice is heard repeating a lesson in Elementary Class Consciousness. Hypnopaedia controls people`s thoughts by repeating the same message over and over again until those messages are the person`s thoughts. This method is used to make people content with their way of life and prevent anybody from seeking what`s hidden behind those messages. As well as the long sentences to convince children that they should be happy with the status that they have. Reasons why people should not like to be in any position than they are now are repeated over and over until the children would not like to have any other status. Yet despite the conviction people have about how bad is the condition of people in other status, the reason that they are told to why they shouldn`t like being other than their own status is often unfounded.
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This tree is divided with two different parts. On one side of the tree, the tree is dead and nothing there to hold it together while the other half is alive. The background is grey and showing how much of a negative impact it is facing. It helps represent that nobody is living their life the way they wish they could, and a part of who they are is found unknown and is left to die within them. They can never be their full potential of who they could have ...

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