Kurt Vonnegut representing the purely existential horrors facing man and he is also compelled by his desire to confront all the cruel facts of human survival to show how man gives to his own depression through blindness and stupidity. The invention of technology is also a cruel thing in the world. Even Kurt Vonnegut used the technique to alter the world and that also has the possibility to become reality. Especially in the novel Breakfast of Champions shows more science fiction characters are introduced and in future that may come to reality. Man refuses to face the world and more lies are surrounded the human beings.
Along his travels he observes the destructive nature of mankind as they fight wars over power control within the country. He eventually stumbles upon Iron Town, a human town built in the heart of the spirit forest. The towns purpose is to create iron weapons, but in doing so the humans quickly start eradicating the spirits that inhabit the forest. Iron Town is a prime example of humanities greed. The humans could have lived in harmony with the animals and nature gods, but they lusted for more power.
In both stories the people in power focus on the wrong things and it ends up hurting their citizens. The people in both worlds rely on technology to do very important jobs and this reliance causes the societies to misuse their technology. When people feel as if their freedoms are being restricted, they will rebel. In “Harrison Bergeron” and “The Pedestrian”, the controlling government, dependency and misuse of technology and the significant rebellious acts caused by these things create a dystopian world for its
Huxley’s main argument in Brave New World is if the human race continues to allow science, technology, and material objects control our lives, society will lose a reasonable and moral lifestyle. Huxley’s argument is well-presented because Huxley executes the creation of a dystopian world in which tyrannical leaders are able to control the consumption, emotions, and fears of the entire population through the use of technology. In the novel World State uses technology to make citizens simple-minded and controls every aspect of their lives. To readers the practices of World State might be unjust but many aspects of the novel relate to the real world. In order to address the increasing dependence on technology, Huxley incorporates satirical elements in Brave New World.
In the story “Last Dog”, advanced technology caused people cause themselves to seclude themselves inside a dome from a planet that former human generations have inhabited. They forgot the beauty that planet Earth has given to them, they think of Earth as an intoxicated place, a place they are damned to live on. They’re brainwashed by the futuristic technology inside the dome that they forget what it feels like to be outside the dome. “People used to go out, but the outside environment was threatening ……. Used it now” ( Paterson 50).
Extinction provides the human species with a different perspective. Research in the field, uncovers possible factors causing the destruction. With this knowledge, the human ascertains how to avoid extinction and how to well upkeep earth. In Twilight of the Mammoths; Overview of Overkill Martin argued that radiocarbon and other geological methods of dating proves through a correlation that human migration caused the extinction of species during the Quaternary period. The "overkill" effect of humans instigated an ecological shock misbalancing the equilibrium.
How do you just kill off an entire possibly sentient species? I feel as if the story goes deeper, why would a whole species be mad at our species. The humans must have originally provoked the other species at one time therefore causing them to go to war. Can I just say, I think that the idea of this is absolutely ridiculous. This story is saying that in the future, if this were to happen to us, we would be raising our children to be weapons since the day they were born.
In season 4 episode 5, Harold speaks to the machine about being the admin, but he knows something is completely wrong. It seems like the machine started to develop her own identity and was taking control of the admin. Admin is Harold, the creator of the computer system who is aware that the computer system created to watch people has developed their own identity. The computer starts to hack its own system, and Harold becomes afraid that the system will escape into the real world. Implying that the computer is so powerful it could govern us one day.
The writers who write science fiction try to create awareness and at the same time give an alarm to the society. Kurt Vonnegut tries his level best in imprinting the evils of scientific development and warns what is to be done to improve the life of mankind better. The advancement of technology and scientific inventionshas tried to modulate man as civilized but he has become a civilized barbarian. Dehumanization means the refusal of human tendency. Dehumanization is expressed in two forms.
No, absolutely not. In the movie, it quotes “dinosaurs had their chance, and nature selected them for extinction.” I don’t agree that nature per say selected them for extinction, I think God did. First of all, why recreate something that God took off the earth in the first place? Second, dinosaurs are very dangerous. If they were still roaming the earth, they would be at the top of the food chain, the best predator.