Brave New World
Society is made up of the morals and beliefs of man intertwined with the foggy nature of science. However, science and society do not necessarily mix. In the book, "Brave New World," by Aldous Huxley, a world without emotion and human nature is created in order to fit a perfect caste system within society. The name of this society is the World State and it is powered by engineers, scientists, and counselors that control the thoughts and emotion of every 'human being' within that society. The story takes place in the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre in the year a.f. 632. The a.f. in this story stands for 'After Ford', modeling after the great Henry Ford who made the famous Model-T automobile.
In the beginning of the story, the Director, or the Head of the CLHCC, is giving a tour to a group of students, explaining the purpose of the Hatcheries and their processes to them.
Within the Hatcheries, the Director explains that five castes are made, the top being the Alpha's, the next up being the Beta's, the middle being the Gamma's, and the last two being the Delta's and the Epsilon's. Each caste system is designated for a specific purpose in this society. While still in its artificial womb, embryos are conditioned according to their caste. The lower your caste, the harsher your treatment. For example, the Gamma's, Delta's, and the Epsilon's receive shocks called the Bokanovsky Process, which divided the embryo into ninety-six identical embryos. This produces more humans in a desired caste in a variable amount of time, however, this process weakens the embryo, so therefore is not performed on Alpha's or Beta's due to their duty as being 'intelligent'.
The motto of the World State is "Community, Identity, and Stability."...