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Brave New World: Science Is Only as Perfect as the Scientist Who Created It

Summary: In "Brave New World," Aldous Huxley shows the folly of social engineering to create a utopian society. The novel was written in response to the Great Depression, mass manufacturing and scientific progress of the early 20th century.
The world was in utter shambles when Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World. It was the middle of the depression, unemployment was high and the stock market low. It was the age of sterilizing the mentally ill, and the age of mass manufacturing by machines. Scientific progress was on the rise, and Henry Ford was considered a savior. Huxley's imaginary world of scientific perfection was far from perfect. The texture of his imaginary world is nearer to nightmare that to heaven on earth (Watts 72). In creating the prophecy, New World State, scientific evolution, in trying to create a superior society, is only as perfect as its' creator.

During the tour of the hatchery in the first few chapters of Huxley's book, we discover how the human race is being created through Ford's production line. Humans are...

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