Essay on Brave New World

Submitted By haleydawn4
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Aldous Huxley and George Orwell both wrote about how they envisioned the future of the American society. Aldous Huxley introduced the idea that a society could become so obsessed with one aspect of life that its people would conclude to question or think. Each writer gave comparably alarming views of their prediction of the future but Huxley's theory, compared to Orwell's, is much more compatible to American society today. As much as we don't realize it, American's life resolves around multiple forms of technology. Everyday, we wake up with our number one priority, checking our social media accounts. Technology has taken over the American society and in Huxley's novel, Brave New World, that is exactly the message he was trying to deliver. As Huxley saw it, “people will come to love their oppression, to adore the technologies that undo their capacities to think.” We do adore technology and all these different forms of technology occupy a large part of our brains and is leaving less time for Americans to actually learn and educate ourselves. With all these technologies, we have no motivation to get things done or to do anything productive. Many different types of devices are given to American's at such a young age now in today's society that the children of our time will be 100% dependent of these devices for the rest of their life time. Huxley feared that what we love will ruin us, and American's love the developments of technology. American’s are depending on technology to solve all their problems. Technology is used for everything now in modern day. Most information and answers American's need can be solved just by their device in their fingertips. We Americans take the easy way out of any situation that are thrown at us by depending on all these technologies to solve all our problems. New technology is constantly