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Ignorant World Essay

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Ignorant world Journal 5 Pages 150-180 If you value thinking, ideas, emotions, passions, beliefs, and individualism, then you're going to hate the world described in the "book Brave New World". If you value conformity, socialism, stability, and happiness, then the world described is the perfect place for you. "Everyone is happy now" is repeated throughout the book as one of the conditioning statements. Most of the people in the book could not be any happier. Sure they are ignorant, but they don't know how life should be.In the society described in the book, the people have no emotions and expressions. They are like walking robots. Because their lives are so dull, the people turn to meaningless sex to try to add meaning to their lives. It is the only way, in addition to drugs and alcohol that they can find to feel something, anything at all in a world that has been designed to be comfortable. They become addicted to the things that allow them to feel anything in a life that has been designed so that they don't really feel anything at all. In such world, there is no identity because everyone belongs to everyone else. I'm sure there are plenty of people in the world today who would find this society a wonderful and perfect place. I think that there is no point of living in such world. I know I wouldn't be able to live without a goal, or something to build my life upon. Maybe I am not happy as the people described in the book, but at least my life is interesting, I can enjoy it, and I have my own opinion. People living in this type of community are just like the one described in the song "nowhere man" by the Beatles. In this song the chorus is " he's a real nowhere man, sitting in his nowhere...

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