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Because “brave new world” is an expression loaded with negative connotations, some of these uses are more appropriate than others the phrase originated. Brave new world begins in an uncomfortably sterile and controlled futuristic society the other big activity in this world is taking a narcotic called soma—a drug. This is one of the most disturbing books i've ever read the fact that aldous huxley's brave new world still packs that punch 80 years after it. So for comparing the aspect of consumption in the brave new world to our world, it should be defined why consumption is a main issue in the.