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Brave New World: The Impossibility of Happiness

Summary: This discusses how it is impossible to have happiness in the fictional World State, found in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. Considers how the absence of pain removes the possibility of experiencing happiness.
Everyone on earth is content with his or her life. That is, if one is living in the World State in AF 632, (or 2540 AD, using our calendar). The World State, an outwardly perfect society created by Aldous Huxley in his novel, Brave New World (1932), is really a dystopia with many dark secrets. One of these secrets is that although every citizen believes himself to be happy, their happiness is actually a government ploy to keep society running. The world state is populated by genetically engineered people who are organized into a strict and prejudiced caste system that keeps them oppressed, but stabilizes society. Kept out of misery by social conditioning and use of soma, the people of the world state are content but not truly happy. They know nothing but pleasure and are therefore not experiencing true happiness.

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