What should be donewith humans thatcannot contribute tosociety?
“ Yo u t h a l m o s tunimpaired till sixtyand then crack! theend!” (Huxley 111).
“10% of peoplein OECD willbe more than80 years old by2030.” -BBC
Productivity V.S. Humanity
“This hive of industry”(Huxley 146).
Citation• "Prisoner in Quick Cuffs | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. Greater Manchester Police, 4 Mar. 2010. Web. 30 May 2011. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/44340545@N05/4409006620/>.• "Hive of Bees... | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. MandyJo, 28 Oct. 2009. Web. 30 May 2011. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/mandyguerra/4054685832/>.• "Elderly People | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. A.dipaco, 28 Sept. 2008. Web. 30 May 2011. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/22165337@N05/2895341357/>.• "BBC News - Elderly Care Costs Could Treble Says OECD." BBC - Homepage. 18 May 2011. Web. 30 May 2011. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13437528>.• Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. New York: Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2006. Print.• I have chosen these sites for my research because both Flickr and BBC news are the popular ones that can easily be used to support my ideas. Also, most of the Flickr doesn’t violate the copyright law and has many choices for the readers who want to get pictures that perfectly match with their points. Moreover, BBC news article are reliable for their accuracy on facts or issues.
What is the purpose of sexuality?
“There’s a love scene on a bearskin rug;they say it’s marvelous....The most amazingtactual eﬀects” (Huxley 35).
“It’s such horribly bad form to go onand on like this with one man. Atforty, or thirty-ﬁve, it wouldn’t be sobad. But at your age, Lenina! No, itreally won’t do” (Huxley 41).
Procreation vs Recreation
“The human being is not only a body; he/she also hasemotions and intelligence” (Sadhana).
Citation- " S m i l e y B a t e s . . . " N o w P u b l i c . We b . 3 0 M a y 2 0 1 1 .< h t t p : / / w w w. n o w p u b l i c . c o m / s t r a n g e / s m i l e y - b a t e s > . h t t p : / / l x a 8 8 7 u q e . b l o g s p o t . c o m /2011/05/images-of-love-couples.html- " L i f e i n D i f f e r e n t S h a d e s . " Ş ê à ş õ ń Ş - Ť ŵ ı ŝ ť & Ť ą ŀ ę š Ĉ õ ɱ ȩ a L ȯ N ɠ . We b . 3 0 M a y 2 0 1 1 .<http://roystonreb.blogspot.com/2010/10/life-in-different-shades.html>.- " E c s t a c y P i l l C o l l a g e . " T h e F r e s h S c e n t . We b . 3 0 M a y 2 0 1 1 .<http://thefreshscent.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/ecstasy-pill-collage-i2007h0004.jpg>.-Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. New York: Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2006. Print.-S a d h a n a , A r m i t . " P u r p o s e o f s e x : P r o c r e a t i o n R e c r e a t i o n ? . "C o m p l e t e We l l b e i n g . C o m p l e t e We l l b e i n g P u b l i s h i n g P r i v a t eL i m i t e d , 1 6 M a r 2 0 0 8 . We b . 3 0 M a y 2 0 1 1 .<http://completewellbeing.com/article/purpose-of-sex-procreation-recreation/>-This article is reliable because this site has a reliable author and a copyright which proves that it is anofficially approved site that mainly discusses about human being. I was able to get the accurateinformation from this article about the purpose of sex in contemporary society.
What is love?
“ Love,romance, caring, tenderness,acceptance and calm.”
“Love’s as good as soma” (Huxley 166).
“But in the intervals I still like him. I shall always like him” (Huxley 188).
“Love hurts,literally” (Stuarts).
“Love is blind” (Stuarts).
Citation- Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. New York: Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2006. Print.-" L o v e . " f l i c k r . We b . 3 0 M a y 2 0 1 1 .< h t t p : / / w w w. f l i c k r. c o m / p h o t o s / t w i s t i t i / 2 5 6 3 5 5 3 6 2 1 / s i z e s / z / i n / p h o t o s t r e a m / > .- " L o v e h u r t s - h o l e h e a r t e d l y ! ! ! . " f l i c k r . We b . 3 0 M a y 2 0 1 1 .< h t t p : / / w w w. f l i c k r. c o m / p h o t o s / r u c h i t 0 5 / 2 9 9 1 4 0 4 11 6 / l i g h t b o x / > .-" l o v e i n c a p s . " f l i c k r . We b . 3 0 M a y 2 0 1 1 .< h t t p : / / w w w. f l i c k r. c o m / p h o t o s / b a l u l a / 4 6 2 8 3 9 8 5 3 6 / > .- " L o v e i s B l i n d . " f l i c k r . We b . 3 0 M a y 2 0 1 1 .< h t t p : / / w w w. f l i c k r. c o m / p h o t o s / k i a s p h o t o g r a p h y / 3 0 4 6 8 2 9 5 3 0 / s i z e s / z / i n / p h o t o s t r e a m / > .- S t u a r t s , J u l i a . " W h a t e x a c t l y i s l o v e ? . " I n d e p e n d e n t ( 2 0 0 7 ) : n . p a g . We b . 3 0 M a y 2 0 1 1 .<http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/living/2014874281_weblove28.html>.- " W h a t i s l o v e ? . " f l i c k r . We b . 3 0 M a y 2 0 1 1 .< h t t p : / / w w w. f l i c k r. c o m / p h o t o s / n o f l i c k r / 3 2 1 2 5 9 1 0 4 5 / > .-I used these sources for my research, because they’re reliable, and flickr has uniquepictures that represents exactly what I want to explain and express. Seattletimes providesreliable information that I could use.
What does it mean tobe happy?
Happiness: A state of well being and contentment “Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing” -George Sheehan“I’m claiming the right to be unhappy” (240).
“It’s light, it’s childishly simple” (224).“People are happy; they get what they want,and never want what they can’t get. They’re welloﬀ; they’re safe” (220).
“You’d forget all about them. You’d be Jolly. So Jolly” (93)“Getting rid of everything unpleasant insteadof learning to put up with it” (238).
Happiness is aboutdecisions “We choose whether we are happy or unhappy” -zenhabits
Values Use Personal Strengths to Get Things Done -MARC Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values. -Ayn Rand
Citation- ." , ?" Daum . 11 May 2011. Web. 30 May 2011.<http://blog.daum.net/nadulcom/2>.-Abraham, Laurie. "IGNORANCE IS BLISS." Fashion - Runway Fashion Magazine for Women - ELLE.com. 18 Aug. 2008. Web. 27 May 2011.<http://www.elle.com/Life-Love/Society-Career-Power/Ignorance-Is-Bliss>.-Ahmed, Ayon. "A Father & His Beloved Son Sharing Happiness | Flickr - Photo Sharing!" Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 27 May 2011. Web. 30 May 2011.<http://www.flickr.com/photos/ayonahmed/5771528417/lightbox/>.-Latuhamina, Donald. "What Is Happiness? Definition of Happiness." Personal Growth and Effectiveness at Life Optimizer. July 2008. Web. 30 May 2011.<http://www.lifeoptimizer.org/2008/07/03/what-is-happiness-10-definitions-of-happiness/>.-MARC. "The 7 Habits of Highly Happy People." Marc and Angel Hack Life - Practical Tips for Productive Living. 5 June 2008. Web. 30 May 2011.<http://www.marcandangel.com/2008/06/05/the-7-habits-of-highly-happy-people/>.-Stehle, David. "Happiness Is Only Real When Shared." The Rest Is Still Unwritten. 25 Feb. 2010. Web. 29 May 2011.<http://diamondkt.blogspot.com/2010_02_01_archive.html>.-Zenhabits. "The Incredible Power of Contentment | Zen Habits." Breathe. | Zen Habits. Mar. 2008. Web. 30 May 2011.<http://zenhabits.net/the-incredible-power-of-contentment/>.-Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. New York: Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2006. Print.-I used these sources because for such philosophical topics as the definition of happiness, its rather better toview the opinion of the public through blogs rather than to look at statistical data and professional opinion.