Decanted Babies, Racialized Roses: Thingness in Brave New World

The question of humanity in the face of industrialization is a well-known theme in Brave New World, often times wondering whether humanity can even exist in the heavy atmosphere of “Fordism” and assembly-line machines. “Is Brave New Worlds society destroying the human aspect of its people?” is the question most people ask. But Dan Fang offers a different perspective: she argues that the world so dominated by machines actually chooses to maintain some of the human characteristics of its citizens, even though they could have been wiped out. Check out this alternate perspective by clicking the link below!

Decanted Babies, Racialized Roses: Thingness in Brave New World

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~ by kievan09 on June 18, 2012.

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