Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World"
, Book Report/Review
...Brave New World" and "Brave New World Revisited" 2008 In the novel, Brave New World, published for the first time in 1932, Aldous Huxley shows the adverse effects that excessive dependence of science might have on human life. Through abuse of biology, physiology and psychology, the state imposes total control over the people. This is a dystopic novel, more potent than George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty Four, since science's ability to control the human mind did not seem completely unrealistic, though fearsome, at the time. While the novel is an indictment on what we now know as 'eugenics', in the non-fiction, Brave New World Revisited, published in 1958, Huxley seems to support the system... the...