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Chemistry is an important key to achieving a world of Community Identity and Stability in Aldous Huxleys novel Brave New World Huxley himself said that the main theme of his novel is not the advancement of science as such it is the advancement of science as it affects human individuals Huxley was obviously rather concerned with the use and misuse of science As to getting his point of the amazing advancement of science across Huxley uses a lot of detail in his settings He uses the decanting process the conveyor belt at the Hatchery chemical persuasion and the new terminology such as the Bokanovsky Process involved in just about everythingIn a way I see it as Huxley trying to tell us that too many great leaps in science can lead to human lethargy taking-everything-for-granted and forgetting real human values While science is not quite the physical downfall of men and it does increase material pleasures it eats away at what makes us human The very values and morals we have held close for generations are swept away at the enticing prospect of a vacation with soma and living only for comforts Chemical persuasion has been used in this society to control the men and women to make them more sensitive to suggestion Science according to Huxley is a necessary evil today which will grow to uncontrollable yet irrefutable stature in society He uses his novel to criticize our obsession with science over moral valuesThe setting of Brave New World uses science and chemistry to justify and establish a society designed by eugenics to improve the quality of the human race in breeding People poisoned as fetuses perform menial low paid work As the Director says Epsilon workers must have an Epsilon heritage as well as an Epsilon environment He voices the assumption that Epsilon embryos are genetically inferiorEven the happiness is drug-induced by a drug called soma Whenever anything upsetting occurs the society has been
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