by Aldous Huxley. Brave New World. Welcome to Brave New World. Brave New World is a 1932 dystopian novel by Aldous Huxley, set in London in the 26th century.
Brave New World is a 1932 dystopian novel by Aldous Huxley, set in London in the 26th century.
The novel anticipates developments in reproductive technology, eugenics (gene manipulation) and hypnopædia (sleep hypnosis) that combine to change society.
The world it describes could in fact also be a utopia, albeit an ironic one: Humanity is carefree, healthy, and technologically advanced. Warfare and poverty have been eliminated, all races are equal, and everyone is permanently happy. The irony is, however, that all of these things have been achieved by eliminating many things — family, cultural diversity, art, literature, religion and philosophy.
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He is against violence as part of his beliefs – he found it unconstitutional that he had to say something against his beliefs in a country founded on religious freedom.
"There will be in the next generation or so a pharmacological method of making people love their servitude and producing dictatorship without tears, so to speak, producing a kind of painless concentration camp for entire societies so that people will in fact have their liberties taken away from them but will rather enjoy it".
"O wonder! How many goodly creatures
are there here! How beautious mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people
It will be said by John Savage, the “hero”.