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In our world there is much pain and suffering especially in the poorest countries Infectious diseases like the ones that plague the Savage Reservation in New Mexico are killing thousands of people nowadays Then the treatment that citizens of the Brave New World receive to avoid illnesses and their cleanliness would be useful in an ideal society so as to improve and even save many peoples lives Bernard explains how it works in Chapter VII Thats because we dont allow them to be like that We preserve them from diseases We keep their internal secretions balanced at a youthful equilibrium We dont permit their magnesium-calcium ratio to fall below what it was at thirty We give them transfusions of young blood We keep their metabolism permanently stimulated Therefore citizens of the Brave New World are forever young as concerns health Furthermore hypnopaedic lessons in elementary hygiene warn the Brave New World citizens against dirt Cleanliness is next to fordliness and Civilization is next to sterilization Germs could definitely not proliferate in a society like that This is much preferable to thousands of people dying from diseases like in the Third World or Malpais where filth piles However other methods used in the Brave New World to avoid pain such as soma and conditioning are not desirable for an ideal society If passions and self-conscience are abolished human beings are mere puppets who do not have an identity and who cannot cope with the slightest pain Then they have to be happy because they are conditioned to since they were foetuses but they will never know what love truth and beauty mean On the contrary the Savage people in New Mexico know because they are exposed to them They still marry and children are born which is the natural impulse that human beings should follow They also feel anger sadness and distress In short they have the right to be unhappy This
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