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The Dystopias of "Brave New World" and Blade Runner

Summary: The novel "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley and the 1982 film "Blade Runner" by Ridley Scott are linked by the theme of dystopia, the disconnect of humanity from the natural world, and are cautionary tales about the impact of technology on society.
Brave New World and Blade Runner are two science fictional texts that project a dystopia where humanity is far removed from the natural world. Where humanity characterised by ethics, morals, spirituality, individuality and spirituality and the natural world being the world formed by nature and natural processes such as reproduction. Despite both texts pertaining to the same genre there are commonalities and differences between them, reflecting on the different contexts of the two texts and consequently there are two different worlds in which humanity interacts with their environment.

Brave New World was composed in the post World War 1 era, an era advocated by mass production and technological advancement. Both of which was socially significant and was viewed by Huxley as a menace to humanity and its relationship with the natural world. In the early twentieth century Henry Ford had pioneered the...

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