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Sex is a word that once made adults gasp and young children giggle But in todays society which is often described as desensitized it has become a popular topic and is heavily exploited by the news and entertainment industries Some may find this disturbing but others like the famous psychologist Sigmund Freud would argue that it is quite natural to be interested in sex as he believed that it plays a major role in all human behavior As Aldous Huxley tried to develop a new society of the future in the novel Brave New World he made sure to recognize the role sexuality would play in any population Sexuality is clearly an important topic addressed in Brave New World just as it is in modern culture today The brave new world is a society based on free love That is indiscriminate lovemaking is considered to be a positive quality In fact Leninas peers frown upon her long-term relationships Baker 93 Enforcing these ideals further are the solidarity services which parody a holy communion Clareson 237 This involves a group sexual act called the orgy-porgy As opposed wine or something traditionally used for holy rituals a loving cup of strawberry ice-cream soma passed from hand to hand with the formula I drink to my annihilation Huxley 81 The drug soma is used in this world to keep people happy without any of the negative side effects linked with todays drugs The orgy-porgy even involves a song that perverts a familiar nursery rhyme Clareson 238 Orgy-porgy Ford and fun kiss the girls and make them one Boys at one with girls at peace orgy-porgy gives release Huxley 84 This actively sexual lifestyle is taken on only by adults in this society but by children as well In the earlier part of the novel readers find a situation where two childrenare playing a rudimentary sexual game Huxley 31 Children are even thought to be abnormal for not participating
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