Our Brave New World

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We created our own Brave New World for AP English Lit class. It's creepyyy.

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Our Brave New World

  1. 1. Reyesland Brigitte, Iqbal, Jade, Maggie, Uyanga
  2. 2. <ul><li>Major theme of society is that everyone is genetically engineered to perform a specific function in society. </li></ul><ul><li>Genes that cause disease, mental instabilities, and criminal tendencies will be removed. </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone has a label on their wrist so everyone knows who everyone is and what their function is. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Government <ul><li>Leaders are chosen by genetic selection. </li></ul><ul><li>A parliament chooses what they value in a leader and designs a baby to have these values. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Economics <ul><li>No international relations </li></ul><ul><li>No goods, money, or people can leave or enter this society. </li></ul><ul><li>Socialist </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol and Marijuana are allowed only in special, heavily controlled bars. There are no other drugs available because there is no trade or visiting with other nations. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Family <ul><li>At puberty, an IUD is inserted into every woman to prevent unwanted pregnancy and population growth. </li></ul><ul><li>To have a baby, one must request permission from the government and have the IUD removed after their request is approved. </li></ul><ul><li>The government is responsible for genetic engineering children but families can request jobs. These requests may not be filled. </li></ul><ul><li>Only two children are allowed by the government to control population size. </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear family unit remains the norm. Divorce is allowed but you may not have kids with a new spouse unless both partners didn’t have kids with their previous spouse. </li></ul><ul><li>Gay marriage is okay and the same laws apply to their babies as to everyone else’s. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Culture <ul><li>There is still an entertainment industry. Movies, music, literature, and visual arts are still made. </li></ul><ul><li>To be a professional entertainer, one must go through rigorous loyalty training. </li></ul><ul><li>Prostitution is legal because women can’t be impregnated accidentally and disease will be eradicated. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Social <ul><li>No social class because each person has a purpose and are necessary for the society to function. People recognize each other’s value. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Morality <ul><li>Religion is replaced by belief in scientific values. </li></ul><ul><li>The Golden Rule is highly respected. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Education <ul><li>The purpose of school is to train children for their future jobs. </li></ul><ul><li>This creates a very efficient and talented pool of workers. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Science <ul><li>Pure science is gone because everyone learns only practical knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>Science exists to create technology and help improve lives of people. </li></ul>

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