Totalitarianism In Brave New World

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The formation of government is an appropriation of political and social power. Often devised to systematize the inhabitants of a particular civilization, the variations of political form differ greatly. Represented through a democratic style, the citizens retain a large portion of the political and social power, limiting the influence of the government. Thus in a contrastive form, the government would retain the entirety of the political and social power with no influence from the citizens, dominating civilization in all aspects of the world, presenting the idea of totalitarianism. Complete control designated to a small majority of the population constructs conformity to establish stability within the society, further developing the government's…show more content…
Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World exemplifies the creation of a condescending totalitarianistic society through the genesis of a political body that dictates all aspects of life, delineated through hypnopædic training and emotional…show more content…
The extreme technological advances possessed by the World State permits the altering of uniqueness. Civil standards predetermined by the World State overstate the hyperbolized use of hypnopaedic training and strenuous conditioning. The manipulation of a developing citizen’s mind allows for the implementation of those civil standards. Describing the effects of hypnopaedic training, the Director of the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre impeccably conveys the World States intentions of manipulation. “Till at last the child’s mind is these suggestions, and the sum of the suggestions is the child’s mind...The mind that judges and desires and decides-made up of these suggestions. But all these suggestions are our suggestions! Suggestions from the State.”(28-29) The alteration of a citizen’s mind is hyperbolized by completely denying the right to think freely. Literally, any and all ideas formulated by an individual are a reflection of the World State’s ideas. Without any true method of advocacy, the members of the social classes lack all idiosyncrasies associated with themselves, developing to nothing more than puppets for the government. Extreme as this may be, the other processes are equally severe. Rather than manipulating just the mind, the body is chosen to undergo similar alterations to achieve a manipulative mind set. Social

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