"Oh no, I don't want to with delta children and epsilons are worse .... I'm so glad I'm a beta"
Def: Every person in society looks the same and leads similar lives. People must conform to strict policies of uniformityDescribe: In the Bokanovsky process 1 egg divides into 8-96 identical human embryos (ch 1, pg 6)Answer: This scene shows how there can be 96 identical twins who all look the same.
Segregation/ Unequal Power
Bernard is an Alpha Plus psychologist and is one of the few man allowed to go to the savage reservation
Def: similarly, individuals are not allowed to exercise their freewill individuals are under constant surveillance, and they are punished for independent thoughts and actions Describe: Mustapha Mond told Helmholts and Bernard they are going to be sent to an island for the soma incident (ch 16, Pg 226)Answer: This goes with the idea that because Helmholtz and Bernard were caught for being part of the soma incident thay are being sent away so that it win't happen again.
Perfect Exterior Hides Evil Secret
Def: a corrupt leader of government demands to be worshiped & obeyed by its citizens. The government uses propaganda to brainwash its citizens to obey its leaders. Conform to society, & fear the evils & dangers of the natural outside world. Describe: The children are played a voice-recording while they sleep to brainwash them about their place in societyAnswer: This connects with corrupt government because they are teaching kids from a young age what their place is in society.
Def: The majority of the population lives in a dehumanizing state of squalor. While an elite few have knowledge & power. People are segregated into groups with roles & unequal access to powerDescribe: Lenina is thinking about the trip to the savage reservation in New Mexico, which only a few people can go. Since Bernard is an alph plus psychologist he is allowed to go (ch 6 pg88)Answer: This scene shows that only because Bernard is and Alph-plus he is allowed to go to the place that is prohibited to go. Since he is part of the elite he can do and see things others can't