What is the World State's motto in Aldous Huxley's novel Brave New World?

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The motto of the technologically advanced World State is "Community, Identity, Stability." This motto includes the most prominent aspects of the World State and illustrates the three most significant values that the World Controllers focus on. Community takes precedence over individuality and is illustrated by Bokanovsky’s Process, whereby...

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The motto of the technologically advanced World State is "Community, Identity, Stability." This motto includes the most prominent aspects of the World State and illustrates the three most significant values that the World Controllers focus on. Community takes precedence over individuality and is illustrated by Bokanovsky’s Process, whereby thousands of clones are artificially created and conditioned into segregated classes, ranging from Alphas to Epsilons. Everyone has a specific function and role to perform in this highly structured society. Even when a citizen dies, their bodies are cremated and converted into energy that the World State can use.

Identity plays a significant role in the World State, where members of various social castes are distinguished by their clothing, appearance, occupations, and mental capacities. For example, Alphas are tall, physically fit, and intelligent, while Epsilons are short, unattractive, and unintelligent. Social mobility is nonexistent, and one's identity determines one's station in life.

Stability is the most important concept to the World Controllers and serves as the backbone of the World State. The society's cloning facilities, structured caste system, rules prohibiting family institutions, soma medication, and superficial culture create stability. Everything in the World State is highly regulated and manufactured to suppress genuine emotions and exterminate the aspects of life that make people genuinely human. According to Mustapha Mond, the need for stability is why God, religion, art, love, family, and classic literature were created, and the presence of societal stability explains why these do not exist in the World State.

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The World State's motto, as stated in the opening lines of Aldous Huxley's dystopian novel Brave New World, is "Community, Identity, Stability." The premise of the novel is the creation of a carefully engineered and designed race and society of people. There are a number of different groups (the Alphas, Betas, Deltas, and so on) that have specific qualities and are discouraged from intermingling. It has been said that these groups are, variously, a metaphorical representation of different races, or of different social classes.

The novel's title is drawn from a Shakespeare play, The Tempest, in which a young woman (Miranda) kept isolated on an island for her entire childhood finally sees a group of adult males, sailors brought there by a shipwreck caused by storm her father (Prospero the magician) creates, and says "O brave new world, that has such people in't!" Huxley may have chosen this title to reflect Miranda's joyful discovery of the world of men, a concept which is twisted in his novel to portray the depths of manipulation and tyranny men are capable of.

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