Brave New World Essay | Is Truth a Threat to Happiness?

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Is Truth a Threat to Happiness?

Summary: This is a persuasive essay that utilizes Aldous Huxley's, "Brave New World," to show that truth can be a threat to happiness.
I believe that there are many instances in our civilization and in the civilization of the Brave New World where truth is a threat to happiness. Of course it is easily arguable that truth can bring happiness in many cases, but through Aldous Huxley's novel, we see how truth can be a hazard to contentment. A great example of where truth quickly became a deterrent to happiness was when John was preaching freedom and revealing the truth about soma to a group of Deltas in the Park Lane Hospital for the dying. John tries to convey to the Deltas that soma is a poison that is controlling their minds and bodies. He then throws their quantity of soma out of the Hospital's window. "He picked up the cash box and showed them its black emptiness. `You're free!' Howling, the Deltas charged with a...

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