Both the book and the movie bring themes of both acceptance, individuality, and self doubt. Lacie from Black Mirror wants to be just like everyone that is a 4 point and up, and Bernard from A Brave New World wants to be like everyone else because he is afraid of being true to himself.
The book and the movie both critique our intimate lives, and they make you think about your true character and values. It makes you wonder if you only care about what people think, or what’s best for you, whatever that may be. The book and the movie give us examples of characters that live to impress others. In Black Mirror, Lacie Pound only cared about her rank and she did any and everything to make others happy in order to follow her dream, which was to be like everyone else. Lacie looked for acceptance and that is wanted by most people in today’s society. Everyone has tried hard to make others like them no matter the cost. In A Brave New World Bernard, even though he knew he didn’t fit in, tried to fit in with the others. He was not happy, but he did not want others to look at him differently, and we sometimes think that we shouldn’t act a certain way or do certain things because we will lose our friends or the people surrounding us will no longer want to hang around us. But the book and the movie both show that doing what others want you to do will never turn out to be as terrific as it sounds. This idea that acceptance is important makes you wonder who made us this way, and the answer is