"Everybody's happy nowadays" is a hypnopaedic suggestion of Mustapha Mond. What evidence does Huxley offer that this is not true?

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The first half of the book describes the mindlessness of work, the replacement of promiscuity for passion, and the use of drugs to stymie personal growth. It sets up the introduction of John Savage into the book. It is through his character that Huxley mainly illustrates that not all of the people are happy about the "brave new world" in which they live. Savage tells Mond that it is his right to be unhappy if he chooses to be, but...

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