What is the main conflict in Brave New World? Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley is a novel that is about a scientific utopia, an ideal state in which everything is done for the good of the society, where evils such as war and poverty cannot exist.  However, the conflict arises when the technology of the New World fails to satisfy the needs and wants of its members.  It fails because it denies the active mind of the individual.  Individual freedom, and human emotions are denied in the New World, and for those individuals such as Bernard Marx, Helmholtz Watson, and John the Savage, there are conflicts with their insistence upon individual expression and the control of Mustapha Mond.

The central conflict lies between John the Savage whom Bernard Marx brings from the savages'...

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