Brave New World Essay | Huxley's Purpose for Writing "Brave New World"

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Huxley's Purpose for Writing "Brave New World"

Summary: Essay discusses Aldous Huxley's purpose for writing "Brave New World."
Aldous Huxley's purpose for writing Brave New World was to warn the world about science and its wrongful uses. Huxley wrote the novel in 1932 when the world was changing politically and industrially after World War I. While there are evident benefits made possible by science in Brave New World, the drawbacks remain visible. The people in this "brave new world" have developed a way of creating life artificially. They "condition" people to morals set forth by governmental officials. A caste system makes certain people superior to others. Science can be used beneficially, but its power can also be abused.

The creation of life is like playing God. A person's identity is taken away by the Bokanovsky Process, the process in which dozens of people a made to look identical. Fetuses are predestined to be in a particular caste even before they are formed...

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