Mond Like A Philosopher King Analysis

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Mond is like a philosopher king because he sacrifices his own interests for the sake of others. “By choosing to serve happiness”, he sacrifices his interests for truth and science. For a place like the New World where consumerism is prominent, old things do not belong like the books he reads. Consumerism means liking the new ones. “[They] don’t want people to be attracted by old things” that is why old books like Othello are prohibited. However, Mond still reads them because it satisfies him like soma satisfies others. Also, by reading books he learns the reality, the world outside theirs. Mond is not like a philosopher king because he does not wish to change the world he lives in. He believes that truth cannot keep up with ideas therefore
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