Beliefs And Creationism In Aldous Huxley's Brave New World
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When Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World in 1931, he became a part of world full of war and depression. During this time, many frowned and turned away from Religion, while others embraced it as fear ran through their veins. New technologies and scientific discoveries often challenged people’s beliefs in creationism and what was to come. Along with these events and much more, Huxley used his writing to send a message that would captivate his audiences. In Brave New World, Aldous Huxley predicts that religion will diminish and simply be replaced in the future due to the constant change in society’s culture and behavior.
Analysis Portion: While “Religion” was completely forgot, mass production and Ford were inducted as the World State’s idol gods. Their lives revolved around consumerism, which Ford often represents. This world lives “in an age of machines,” (Huxley 52) constantly demanding the best of the best, and the thought of “under-production” would make the dead squirm in discomfort. Christianity nor any religion has anything to do with this society’s representation, often causing many to believe religion to be a waste. That was exactly what the world state decided too; they threw it out to be decomposed with the rest of the “maggots” (Huxley) of this world. Not only did religion interfere with the belief of consumerism, but in the State’s advancement in technology. Religion can be regarded as the beliefs and patterns of behavior by which humans