On a superficial level Brave New World is the portrait of a perfect society. The citizens of this Utopia live in a society that is free of depression and most of the social-economic problems that trouble the world today. All aspects of life are controlled for the people of this society: population numbers, social class, and intellectual ability. History is controlled and rewritten to suit the needs of the state. All this is done in
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it. Huxley argued, through the context of the novel, that a totalitarian society functioning only to maintain social stability by way of eugenics and elaborate social conditioning would invariably lead to the death of humanity; death not in the physical sense but in the loss of manís essence. He believed that manís essence was in his individuality, and once society homogenized itís citizens, eliminating their individuality, they would cease to be human.