Aldous Huxley (26 July 1894 - 22 November 1963) was an English writer and the grandson of the scientist Thomas Henry Huxley. From the grandfather Aldous Huxley got knowledge about biology, and that could have been an influence to a lot of his works.
The writer is best known for his controversial novel Brave New World. The book
appeared for the first time in 1932, and has since then been objected, criticized and even banned in Ireland. One who have not read the novel does not understand how something science fictional, as the Brave New World, could make such a grande imprint on the reader. But the reader reacts naturally on the unethical breeding, normalization of drugs and the shaming of our societies lifestyle.
The civilization that appears in Brave New World is built on the principles of mass production, homogeneity, predictability and consumption. At the same time, the World State lacks any form of religion based on supernatural phenomena. The people obey Henry Ford. They celebrate him and swear in the name of Ford (for example: Oh Ford!). In regards of this, there is some form of religion in the World State. The calendar they use is called After Ford. The fi…