Comparison Of Bnw's Dystopia
While using science and technology to enhance and improve one's life, one must not forget the fundamentals of what makes human human.
For me, that's the most basic message Huxley left in BNW, and also the most relevant one today.
BNW's dystopia is presented as something that may develop naturally out of eugenics, social darwinism and Freud's psychoanalysis. It's an attempt to create a cleaner, more rational, more scientifically sound civilization not constrained by "backwards" concepts such are morale and religion. It's an attempt to think of the family bonds as something purely evolutionary, something that can be tossed aside as they're no longer needed. It's an attempt to clearly define the social caste system, where one's physical and intellectual...