Social Isolation In Brave New World

636 Words3 Pages

The human is described as a social being, like all mammals and birds. In the sense that it interacted permanently with members of his sex to form complex social relations, resulting in a hierarchy or social structure, leading to the overall form of the system known as the community. This social interaction is not only important to the formation of society, it is also a necessary human need to maintain mental and physical health. The decrease of social interaction, through social isolation or loneliness, leads to negative physical and psychological health consequences, Early. This fact has recently been confirmed by the results of a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, conducted by scientists at the Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care at the University College London. They claim that social isolation is associated with a greater risk of death among older …show more content…

Making them prefer to contact other people in order to enjoy the stillness of life and its simplicity or to get rid of unbearable burdens. For example, When The Savage, John's mother died, Linda, he became angry in the hospital and then detained there but he managed to escape. After that, he moves to an abandoned place. unfortunately, he was desperate due to the lost that all hope, the negative impact of psychological leads to hang himself. He moved from place to place with the hope of starting over, creating his own independent community to maintain mental and physical health. Furthermore, the people of Brave New World have used “soma”. Soma is a drug people take to feel as if they were living a life without pain, (mind anaesthetic,) “there's always soma to calm your anger, to reconcile you to your enemies, to make you patient and long-suffering” (Chapter 17, 238). But inner-isolation may not be just a brutal internal instinct, it may be a psychological disease plaguing human

Open Document