In Brave New World, what 4 behaviors are encouraged in the world state and are discouraged in today's American society?

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Fear, loathing, and ridicule of the family unit

In the World State, words like mother and father are obscenities, and the idea of a traditional nuclear family is considered sick. The family unit itself is seen as the the cause of all the neurotic behavior that characterized society before the Nine Years' War. Family, therefore, has been banned in favor of collective, communal upbringings. Linda, for example, is quite ashamed that she has given birth to a child and that she is a mother, though she loves John. In our society, in contrast, family is considered the bedrock of the social order. We consider it to be putting individuals at the risk of socio-pathology if they do not bond with a single, primary caregiver, preferably one they are closely biologically related to.

Fear and loathing of marriage

In the World State, marriage is another obscene word, as it leads to the aforementioned family unit. Being too attached to one sexual partner is perceived as form of social deviance that must...

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