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Brave New World Context

Summary: Brave New World shows that a government controlled society often places restraints upon its citizens, which results in a loss of social and mental freedom. In this way, technology has become a dehumanizing force.
Huxley's Brave New World was written in the aftermath of the Great Depression and before the advent of the Nazi's totalitarian state, when the rise of Communism gave people a false sense of security by offering what seemed like a `utopian' world. Huxley takes his context and extrapolates what he sees into a hypothetical future, creating a dystopic and dehumanized world whose society and value system are ruled by technologically enforced conformity and uniformity.

The importance of order, conformity and stability is reflected in the categorical division of society, the conditioning of citizens, and the censorship of art and religion. Like in a Communist state, stability is a main concern of this `Brave New World'. However, total control is represented here in the form of conditioning and drugs rather than military might and terror.

In 1906 Henry Ford's Assembly line production marked the advancement in technology and...

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