Relating To Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley also relates to today's world. In the embryo labs, the Director first says “A love of nature keeps no factories busy,” (23). In the book this is conveying how the children are conditioned to hate flowers so they can work. This relates to real life, however, in which trees, rain forests, parks, etc are cut down/destroyed to provide fuel, paper, land, etc for factories. The more people who stop the businesses from doing this, the less work is getting done. As for social classes in the story, a voice says “...and Delta Children wear khaki. Oh no, I don't want to play with Delta children. And Epsilons are still worse. They're too stupid to be able to read or write. Besides they wear black, which is such a beastly…show more content…
Finally, the Controller is talking to John about books being prohibited and says the reason is “Because it's old... We haven't any use for old things here... Particularly when they're beautiful. Beauty's attractive, and we don't want people to be attracted by old things. We want them to like the new ones,” (219). This is similar to real life because old things are considered bad, like old trends are a fashion crisis or old bands that used to be trendy are considered bad or silly to like, and the media is quick to jump from trend to trend and make the intended audience to jump from trends too, instead of settling down and enjoying the old things. Brave New World is relevant to me because it shows how the government controls it's people to get work done and make everyone happy and how everyone and everything are perfect. It shows how the government mind-washes, and creates the babies in a lab in order to make sure they grow up as planned and not starting trouble. This is all relevant to me because our government does mostly the same thing and if we are not careful, we could get sucked into a work-driven, loveless world like Brave New

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