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"Brave New World" By Aldous Huxley

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Brave new world is a disturbing reflection of our own society. DiscussIn the near future our society will not be much different from the one depicted in Aldous Huxley's, 'Brave New World'. The idea of having a secondary God (Ford) is becoming more of a reality, compared to Huxley's fiction.Aldous Huxley's, 'Brave New World', explores the idea of being able to create 'test tube babies', i.e. there is no real mother or father for the child. Exactly seventy five years after the book was first written, modern day scientists are researching and have found ways to do this.This idea which is proposed seventy five years ago is really ...view middle of the document...

The civilization which exists today is very close to being an Aldous Huxley 'Nightmare'.It is hard to believe that an idea presented seventy five years ago is in fact a disturbing reflection of our own society. Our era has, yet so far not reached the stage of 'Brave New World' but we are still unsettling societies which will soon attain the rule of 'Brave New World'.The opinion of Aldous Huxley in his book has shown that he wrote a satirical novel about the future, showing the appalingness of a utopia and outlining the affects on thought and feeling such quite possible innovations as the production of children in bottles, the extension of youth and the making of a harmless but affective substitute for alcohol, cocaine, marijuana etc.Two years before his death, Aldous Huxley commented on his most famous novel, he said,"We are getting more and more into a position where these things can be achieved" (1961)Look where we are now. Most definitely his prediction was right and we have reached the stage where these things are in an arms length reach to us. It won't be long till we are taking soma and seeing children that are being created in bottles. All of theses things are reality and a fact that they will eventually happen. We were warned ages ago but still persisted on and a couple of decades from now, the future generation will be reading the book and there wont be an difference between there world and Huxley's world.

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