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Visions of the Future

Summary: A conclusion to be drawn from the work of authors who have written about the future is that futuristic societies do not always offer a bright, utopian future. Aldous Huxley's novel Brave New World, Ray Bradbury's novel Fahrenheit 451, and the film "I, Robot" all exhibit bleak aspects of futuristic societies that warn the reader to be careful of what he or she wishes for.
Visions of the Future

By: Feren Johnson

Throughout time, several authors have written about the future. For many, fiction has been a vehicle to express hopes and fears about the evolution of society. Though aspects of these works of literature may be exciting and utopian, the overall message is often one that warns the reader to be careful what we wish for.

The novel Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley, the society is controlled by a powerful World State, soma, and technology. The people live under a delusional impression that everyone is happy and that if there's a problem take soma to fix it. Humans are decanted from factories so there are no strong feelings between parent or child, in fact there are no strong feelings whatsoever because everyone belongs so everyone else. Aldous Huxley's vision of the future is portrayed as one where technology controls...

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