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Running head: BRAVE NEW WORLD: ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEENHAPPINESS AND INDIVIDUALITY1Brave New World: Analysis of the Relationship between Happiness and IndividualityNameInstitutional Affiliations
BRAVE NEW WORLD: ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HAPPINESS ANDINDIVIDUALITY2Brave New World: Analysis of the Relationship between Happiness and IndividualityIntroductionHuxley’s “Brave New World” objective is the furtherance of people’s happiness throughtechnological advancement while ignoring individuality. In “Brave New World,” everyonebelongs to everyone else” Mond exclaims. Director, Henry Ford, explains to the students howchildren are bred from tubes while conditioning (sleep teaching) them to value societal beliefover individuality (Frank, 2013). Mass production of identical eggs deprives the citizens of theirunique and individual natures (pg 9). This emphasizes on the fact that uniqueness in this world isuseless and every citizen should embrace uniformity to promote social and economic stability bybeing consumers and workers. This paper aims to discuss how Huxley’s “Brave New World”compromises people’s individuality by providing everlasting happiness.This world is surely different from our own and is a good example of how deplorable ourhumanity would be if we use technology to avoid our misery. In my society, most people valueindividuality, as it’s how one is identified and view happiness in terms of riches and successfulrelationships which is achieved through persistence and hard work. However, according to Ford,humans can achieve happiness quickly without pain or suffering, which is usually throughconsumption as the state has placed overall significance on consumption. The citizens areconcerned with their individuality as they are conditioned (brainwashed) to focus on the industry,society economy, technological progress, and improvement of their society. In our current world, everybody wishes to form valuable relationships that form a basis ofsupport. Most often, we struggle to establish and maintain relationships that conform to societalbeliefs, with family, spouse, or friends, which leaves us sad and lonely upon failure. Moreover,

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