Dehumanization In Brave New World

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Published in 1932, Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World accurately uses satirical techniques in order to ridicule the modern society’s flaws. Huxley was able to inscribe his frustration with society following the enlightenment needed to “open the audiences’ eyes”. One such way that Huxley described his frustration was through technology such as media and stimulants. Huxley, able to utilize these fundamentals in order to introduce the controversy between the novel and the reader, indirectly compares the humanity of Brave New World and the humanity of today. Aldous Huxley wrote the novel based upon the American history of the Industrial Revolution that took place from the late 1700s to the early 1800s. Because of increased changes in technology, Huxley…show more content…
Relative to today’s society, Brave New World identifies the addiction to technology as a deceitful and bitter happiness. Huxley successfully predicted the outcome of technology because, like the society in Brave New World, the populace’s conformity of technology has resembled the declination of individualization. Beneficially warning the dangers of uncontrolled technology, the cautionary work of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World expounds the dehumanization of society through the addiction of media and stimulants as an escape.
The novel Brave New World asserts that technology is a society functional necessity because the advances of technology have proven crucial. The society in Brave New World is heavily based upon technology as it is a factor of everyday living. With entertaining media being one focus of the society, the populace had derived into a detrimentally controlled society. As a dystopia, the D.H.C, the controller of the World State, lead a highly suppressed society based upon the fixating of people through the help of technology. Technology was used in order to eliminate principles such as nature, religion, and emotion. For example, feelies were used in order to allow citizens of the World State to immerse
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