Aldous huxley's profoundly important classic of world literature, brave new world is a searching vision of an unequal, technologically-advanced future where humans are genetically bred, socially indoctrinated, and pharmaceutically anesthetized to passively uphold an authoritarian ruling order--all at the cost of our freedom, full humanity, and. Aldous huxley biography who acknowledges the flaws of this brave new world, but pronounces the loss of freedom and individuality a small price to pay for. A decade and half after the publication of brave new world (1931), aldous huxley penned a foreword to his magnum opus that has attracted relatively little attention written shortly after the conclusion of the second world war, the article is fascinating in both its frenetic pace and bold conclusions, some of which appear prescient, others absurd.
- government of brave new world retains control by making its citizens so happy and superficially fulfilled that they don't care about their personal freedom - good thesis: in brave new world the consequences of state control are a loss of dignity, morals, values, and emotions—in short, a loss of humanity. Aldous huxley's brave new world has a lot to say about humanity, or rather the loss of it we've picked our top quotes from the novel which highlight this theme. Aldous huxley established himself as one of the most influential literary figures of the 20th century spearheading the dystopian genre with his classic novel brave new world, this author's bleak vision of the future left a permanent mark on an entire generation, including his one-time pupil. Brave new world was huxley's fifth novel and first dystopian work in the 1920s he was also a contributor to vanity fair and british vogue magazines.
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