In conclusion, in one part of Brave New World, Hemholtz maintains ˘The Savage is there. Seems to have gone mad,÷ when the Savage is at Park Lane Hospital, (Huxley, 1950, 198). In reality, it is the society and its leaders in Brave New World that appear to have gone mad. These controllers of society have come to view science as the absolute truth or Godhead, a view that makes them remove from human nature all of the things like emotion, pleasure, pain, and creativity that we associated with being human beings. This novel is an excellent warning to me on the dangers of believing that science holds all the answers to human problems and issues.
everal decades has apparently given us the ability to transform the human species itself.÷ The danger is not in the potential positive uses of such technologies, but in their potential dangerous use by controlling groups in society against those deemed as ˘undesirable,÷ like those who refuses to follow the norms in Brave New World.
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In Brave New World, we also see that the inhabitants live in a class stratified society, one in which they are assigned based on the governmentĂs belief of suitability. Such individuals, due to genetic engineering methods, lose their free will and do not raise