Social Norms In Brave New World

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In today’s society, relationships are the key components of a healthy community. Families with maternal and paternal figures not only have a positive connotation, but they are also highly regarded in the eyes of the general public. Although this is a social norm within modern times, the civilization within Brave New World has a vastly different perspective on relationships. Within this society, relationships are not only looked down upon but also seen as repulsive and vulgar. They believe that everyone belongs to everyone, and that everyone should have whoever they choose. Sexual promiscuity is strongly encouraged and seen as a social norm, which is relatively similar to today’s society’s view of relationships (Huxley 32). Although the citizens
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