Totalitarianism In Aldous Huxley's A Brave New World

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With the recent passing of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, people's mind are sparked to remember the threats he posed to stabilized society, and how his actions could have changed the world drastically. In October of 1962, Castro secretly filled silos all across Cuba with nuclear-tipped missiles sent by Russia. Identified as the Cuban Missile Crisis, this proved to be a massive threat to the United States and all countries within the western hemisphere. With total control over his people, Castro threatened the lives of millions and provoked America to plant nuclear missiles within Turkey to threaten Russia and protect themselves. The world was on the brink of WWIII. Totalitarianism and the ability for government to control its people has threatened society since the…show more content…
To bring awareness to the instabilities in the world authors like George Orwell, Aldous Huxley, and many more generate a certain genre of writing classified as dystopian fiction, which manifests the flaws our society possess. These texts captivatingly link to the world today, and often identify crucial problems in society such as totalitarianism, conformity, and technology. Total government control limits freedoms and forces society to unwilling submit to serving the country and interest of the government, not themselves. In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World “power has been centralized and government control increased” (Huxley XIV) thusly the people in the Brave New World Society are confined to a bubble of freedoms; this has several implications. First, society's watch on the government has been eclipsed, giving government the ability to act freely without any punishment or resistance from its people. If
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