A Brave New World - Esther Facio UNV106-825B Professor Garrett A Brave New World For years technology has made our lives easier We see it as

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Esther FacioUNV106-825BOctober 31, 2018Professor GarrettA Brave New WorldFor years technology has made our lives easier. We see it as something that has made are lives more efficient and productive. What happens when we become to dependent on technology? Dependence on technology could make people think that there is no need for anything else because it does everything for us. This is could lead to people to become comfortable with the loss of fundamental skills and normal socialization. In Huxley’s novel, the use of technology affects humanity by taking individuality away from people to create stability within the society. In A Brave New World, a drug called, “Soma”, is governmentally provided to all people living in this society. The purpose of soma is to be able to get rid of pain, discomfort, and embarrassment in order for people to achieve an overall sense of a good well being. Since certainemotions are being stripped away from people, it makes it hard for anyone to develop relationships of any sort. “Everyone belongs to everyone else” (Huxley, 48), which means that no relationship, especially sexual relationship is more important than another. Everyone has the right to do as they please with anyone, since there aren’t any feelings involved to give a foundation of an intimate relationship. Huxley uses strong diction to encompass that the people are seen as a collective body, not as an individual person. This creates a more stable society for the controllers’ because since everyone is under the influence of soma, it is easier to control the
people. Nobody is different, soma causes everyone to feel the exact same way. Feelings are a

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