World State“For the samereason as we don’tgive them Othello:they’re old; they’reabout Godhundreds of yearsago. Not about Godnow”(Huxley 231)
World State“God isn’t compatiblewith machinery andscientiﬁc medicine anduniversal happiness. Youmust make your choice.Our civilization haschosen machinery andmedicine and happiness.”(Huxley 234)
Contemporary“It was important not onlyduring the beginning forsurety of existence andlater in development butis important today also. Iturges for unity andcooperation to build aconducive environmentand to solve day-to-dayproblems”(Kumar 19)
Contemporary“If we want to be trouble free, movetowards real progress, attain peacethen we not only have to understandreligion but accept its role in lifetoo”(Kumar 19)
Works CitedInformationHuxley, Aldous. Brave New World. New York: Harper Perenial, 1969Kumar, Ravindra. "The Role of Religion In Life." (2007): Global Politician. Web. 30 June 2011. <http://globalpolitician.com/23877-religion>.This source is reliable because it is written by a member of a group of politics and world affairs .Pictureshttp://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/bubem/11564567/http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/86931652@N00/523858669/http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/doug1021/2250062808/#/photos/doug1021/2250062808/lightbox/http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/29760810@N05/3048284541/#/photos/29760810@N05/3048284541/lightbox/http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/89544908@N00/406498527/
individual “a single human being as distinct from a group ”
World State “‘When the Individual feels, the community reels’” (Huxley 63).
World State“‘Murder kills only the individual-and, afterall, what is an individual...’ ‘We can makenew one with the greatest ease-as many aswe like...’” (Huxley 148).
Contemporary “...Americans...still have a Lockean political culture, emphasizing individual freedom and the pursuit ofindividual affluence (the American dream)...” (Velasquez, “Creating the Good Society”)
Contemporary “...in America especially, was a moral revolution. It was a moral revolution inthat suddenly, with the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, the individual, his life, his well-being, his property, his happiness became central to our values.” (Robert Bidinotto)
Individualist Countries VSNon-Individualist Countries VS World State
Works CitedInformational Sources Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. 1st. Perennial Classics ed. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 2006.Print."individual." Oxford Dictionaries. Oxford University Press, n.d. Web. 29 May 2011. <http://oxforddictionaries.com/deﬁnition/individual>.Velasquez, Manuel. "American Society and Individualism."Santa Clara University - Welcome. N.p., n.d. Web. 29May 2011. <http://www.scu.edu/ethics/publications/iie/v5n1/>.This source is a credible source because it is written by a knowledgeable sociologist, Robert Bellah, along withhis other coauthors, to analyze the behavior of Americans in political culture. Also, this information has aposted date and an author.Bidinotto, Robert. "collectivism vs. individualism." FREEDOM KEYS. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 May 2011. <http://freedomkeys.com/collectivism.htm>This source is a credible source because the speaker of the quote, Robert Bidinotto, is a well-knownPictures http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/victoriapeckham/164175205/http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/vironevaeh/1763523103/in/photostreamhttp://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/marlon-bunday-mmx/4547873208/http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/moyix/2353445346/http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/j_benson/3903890918/in/photostream/http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/akeg/417523617/
Is Euthanasia Acceptable?“the painlesskilling of apatient sufferingfrom an incurableand painfuldisease or in anirreversible coma”
Is Euthanasia Acceptable? Diversity & Individualism vs Government control
World Stateestablished fact:“Youth almostunimpaired tillsixty, andthen, crack!the end” (Huxley111).
World Statecommunity over individuals:“Undoing all their wholesomedeath-conditioning with thisdisgusting outcry––as though deathwere something terrible, as thoughany one mattered as much as allthat!” (Huxley 206).
Contemporary Societyeuthanasia accepted:“she was choosing to end her life becauseshe found her physical limitationsintolerable and saw only furtherindignities and suffering ahead”(C a r t e r , " B e g i n n i n g t h e M o s t D i f f i c u l t C o n v e r s a t i o n o f A l l . " )
Contemporary Societyeuthanasia not accepted:“ I used to look at the baby inthe cot and think "I cant dothis." I look at him now, and Ican see me in him: and I justthank God I didnt do it[euthanasia], he said. I ammore than grateful that I amhere for [the children] now”(Hinsliff, "Cancer dad joins ﬁght against euthanasia bill saying:Im glad that I decided to live .")
Government Individual vs Regulation RightsCommunity vs Value of Individual
Works Cited Information: Carter, Zoe. "Beginning the Most Difficult Conversation of All." The New York Times. The New York Times Company, 11 November 2010. Web. 29 May 2011. <http:// newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/11/11/beginning-the-most-difficult-conversation-of-all/?ref=euthanasia>. This source is reliable because it has a credible author and posted date. Also, The New York Times is a well- known newspaper/journal company that could be credited and relied upon. Hinsliff, Gaby. "Cancer dad joins ﬁght against euthanasia bill saying: Im glad that I decided to live ." Guardian.co.uk. Guardian News and Media, 7 May 2006. Web. 29 May2011. <http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2006/may/07/uk.constitution>. This source also has a credible author and posted date. Guardians is a widly known newspaper company in United Kingdom that could be relied upon. Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. 1st. Perennial Classics ed. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 2006. Print. "euthanasia." Oxford Dictionaries. Oxford University Press, n.d. Web. 29 May 2011. <http://oxforddictionaries.com/deﬁnition/euthanasia>. Pictures: http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/58883622@N02/5433810787/sizes/m/in/photostream/ http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/kheelcenter/5278592710/sizes/m/in/photostream/ http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/mazboot/242065688/sizes/m/in/photostream/ http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/davidspinks/4260728984/sizes/m/in/photostream/ http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/90389546@N00/2786648828/sizes/m/in/photostream/ http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/kwoolen/3251881516/sizes/m/in/photostream/ http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/robbieredball/4674072017/sizes/m/in/photostream/ http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/elgarza/2176941958/sizes/m/in/photostream/ All from the Creative Commons, these images are liscence free and created by individuals. As a result, these picture credits can be said to be reliabe.