Brave New World State Vs America's Government

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World State v. America’s Government Imagine a fearful world where your government brainwashes you, you live the same routine every day with your useless melancholy job, the class you are born into is inescapable, and your path to happiness is only attainable through a supplementary. You’re living it already. In the novel, Brave New World, written by Aldous Huxley, we learn that the World State consist of a caste system with five groups; Alphas, Betas, Gammas, Deltas, and Epsilons. These five groups come in comparison with how modern day America is, and how this could bring us to a synthetic future. The way the World State is ran reflects a lot of how the government of America runs things. Modern day America and the World State…show more content…
The way people live and what they can achieve is affected by the caste system they are under. Aldous Huxley’s writings, reflect a lot of how America's government runs the country; with the caste system we fall under, the teachings of children, finding happiness, useless jobs being distributed, and the way of life along with the oversexualization in humans today. The caste system we read about in Brave New World has five groups; Alphas, Betas, Gammas, Deltas, and Epsilons. In America, we have the basic three class system; lower class, middle class, and upper class. Although Brave New World has five, both groups still come very close to each other. Alphas and Betas are at the top of the group ­ Alphas being the highest ­ they can be related to upper class. Alphas and Betas are known to be the more intelligent and the intellectuals of the society. Gammas could be middle class. Gammas are semi­intelligent by adding alcohol to their embryos during their conception process; and usually have the jobs of pilots, drivers, low engineers, and butlers. Lastly, Deltas and Epsilons are lower class. Deltas and Epsilons are nearly moronic and practically slaves. They have useless jobs such as…show more content…
Middle class is the middle class, and then upper class strongly reflects Alphas and Betas. They reflect due to the having nicer clothes, being exclusive, and having better jobs. You need a good education in modern day America to have a great job; like to be a doctor, lawyer, or etcetera. The government tries to help us, by giving us social security, education programs, and promising us things in the future. Yet however, nothing seems to change, and escaping your class is difficult. “Community, Identity, Stability,(pg. 1)” is the perfect quote to summarize the book, which also happens to be the major theme of the novel. The World State lives off that, along with the government of America to a certain extent. America’s government splits us up into many communities, which we then get identified by which community and class we are in. Withe that they assume that we are stable because we all belong in that community and identity. They expect us to be there for each. Nothing can be done without us. As explained in the novel, “Everyone works for every one else. We can’t do without any one. Even Epsilons are useful. We couldn’t do without Epsilons, (pg. 74)” that quote shows how America works today. We

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