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In chapters four through six of brave new world Christianity is shown to be unnecessaryPeople as Birnbaum states are never taught religion and are conditionedso theyll never be alone and think about the possibility of God 3 Thecreation of a religion is almost similar to an act of artistic expression asit requires an enormous amount of emotion and individual belief With anidea of a higher being and consequently an idea of a more important aspectof life than just remaining stable would be detrimental to the utopianworld Instead of pondering an afterlife the citizens remain true to theirsociety which is shown when a character states Fine to think we can go onbeing socially useful even after were dead 49In chapters seven through ten Emotions are thus controlled in Brave New WorldControl and stability can best be achieved when everyone is happy The government does its best to eliminate any painful emotion which means every deep feeling everypassion is gone Huxley shows that the government recognizes the dangers ofnegative emotions when the controller states Actual happiness always lookspretty squalid in comparison with the over-compensations for misery 150In chapters fifteen through eighteen the society in Brave New World lacks of spirituality and Christianity The pleasure-seeking society pursues no spiritual experiences or joys preferring carnal ones The lack of a religion that seeks a true transcendental understanding helps ensure that the masses of people upper and lower classes have no reason to rebel What religious ritual they have begins as an attempt to reach a higher level of understanding as a community but quickly turns into a chance to please the carnal nature of man through orgiastic ritual This denies the human soul which is usually searching for a pleasure not experienced in the flesh but in the mind and preserves the society based on happiness which they have establishedIn chapters fifteen through eighteen John the Savage has no other choice than to commit suicide It is of course
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