Happiness is not only achieved by conditioning but also by the use of a drug called Soma, or the perfect pleasure drug that provides a mindless, inauthentic happiness, which would make the people comfortable with their lack of freedom.
In today's world with increasing stress, the risi...
The novel starts in the London Hatchery where the director himself is giving some new students a tour.
He shows them around the facilities and what happens at each point.
Thesis: In Brave New World, Happiness is created by early age conditioning and by the use of a drug called Soma, which produces euphoria with no side effects, or as Huxley describes it " a vacation". In Brave New World, the motto "Community, Identity, Stability" is posted at the entrance of the "Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre" the place where people are now born from test tubes and where conditioning takes place (Huxley 3).
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In today's world with our increasing stress, our rising numbers in mental illness, and our incessant use of anti-depressants it seems that today's society is on a quest for Soma. One ovary can be manipulated to form up to 96 identical clones.
Huxley makes the New World have a totalitarian regime. This is another thing which is despised by many people in today’s world.
But the people of the New World never protest against this as they don’t have anything to complain about. They have never seen anything better than this but they have seen or at least heard of what they are conditioned to think as worse in the savage reservations.
Lenina Crowne is a nurse in the hatchery and goes to the reservation with Bernard.
She is a clone who has undergone all of the conditioning.