BRAVE NEW WORLD
By: Aldous Huxley
Brave New World opens in a technically advanced future world. In the beginning of this book, we see the Director of World Hatcheries lead the new hatchery students on a tour of a Conditioning Center in London where babies are produced in bottles and pre-sorted to determine which class level they will be born into. These class levels range from Alpha-plus, the highest level, to Epsilon-minus, the lowest. There
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that society should not be controlled, and that there is a price for a peaceful society. Since society is still the same in the end, Huxley shows the same hopelessness that George Orwell showed in 1984.
I liked this book because Huxley paid attention to detail and created a thoroughly engrossing literary masterpiece. Huxley's "predictions" have begun to become reality. For instance, soma is strikingly similar to prozac. Huxley's thinking was truly ahead of its time.