Brave New World - this is one of the most incredible antiutopian novels of our time. The author begins his story with what brings us together with a group of students at the hatchery, where output people. The process of the emergence of human birth and his education is traced starting with the sperm and egg and ending with his age. People are divided into 5 groups: alpha, beta, gamma, delta and epsilon. Each group has its own installation, growth, and its intellectual level. So, unless the fetus can turn alpha but they need epsilon, his mental and physical development of artificial brake. In addition, there is a process by which a single egg can get up to 96 full-fledged people.
Huxley fuzzy clarified this point, but each caste is divided on more podcasts: alpha plus, alpha, alpha-minus. Every child (except, obviously, alpha) gets an early age huge number of plants by hypno-pedagogical method. It is aimed at raising him as a member of the society of absolute consumer. Therefore, he does not weary of their caste, even if he is epsilon, only vaguely similar to the man in our understanding.
The main conflict of the novel develops around alpha, bearing down foundations of society and trying to find his place in life. In addition, there are reservations on the planet where people live the same life as we.
And old books banned in the civilized world - no need to confuse the minds of happy humanity by all sorts of searches, thoughts and other things. Consume goods, have fun, play games, sex promiscuity, eat catfish - the perfect drug addiction, not giving a hangover - and be happy.
Here's a strange world of Aldous Huxley described in the pages of almost its only science fiction novel.
A very similar story is told in "Gattaca".
In the past, every boy dreamed of becoming an astronaut. In the near future it may become a reality, but with one small condition - the future space explorers must be lucky to be born perfect superman, a kind of "blond beast" without flaws and weaknesses.
Biotechnology tomorrow evolved to such a level that the Eugenics ceased to be a fraud, and the excretion of ideal people already put on stream. All genetic defects and their potential impact is easily deciphered, and the people are divided into two social classes - those who are hypocritically referred to as "God's children", that is "profane» (Invalid) and "Useful» (Valid). The first is obtained from the full support of society, while the latter are deprived of the most favorable prospects in life.
Brave New World - this is one of the most incredible antiutopian novels of our time. The author begins his story with what brings us together with a group of students at the hatchery, where output people. The process of the emergence of human birth and his education is traced starting with the sperm and egg and ending with his age.