Jihadization Each of these phases is unique and has specific signatures… The NYPD shows its grasp of the realities of 4GW by not seeing the enemy as a structure or organization: Al-Qaeda has provided the inspiration for homegrown radicalization and terrorism; direct command and control by al-Qaeda has been the exception rather than the rule among the case studies reviewed in this study… Rather, it radicalization is a phenomenon that occurs because the individual is looking for an identity and a cause… Salafist Islam provides the identity and cause these young men are seeking -- and as a number of the case studies show, it has an appeal beyond ethnic boundaries. The NYPD study correctly notes that:
Human life has been almost entirely industrialized — controlled by a few people at the top of a World State. The natural processes of birth, aging, and death represent horrors in this world. Bernard Marx, an Alpha-Plus or high-caste psychologist, emerges as the single discontented person in a world where material comfort and physical pleasure — provided by the drug soma and recreational sex — are the only concerns.
Scorned by women, Bernard nevertheless manages to engage the attention of Lenina Crowne, a "pneumatic" beauty who agrees to spend a vacation week with him at the remote Savage Reservation in New Mexico, a place far from the controlled, technological world of London.
Before Bernard leaves, his superior, the D. Embarrassed by the disclosure of his socially unacceptable emotion, the D. In the Savage Reservation with Lenina, Bernard meets a woman from London who gave birth to a son about 20 years before.
Seeing his opportunity to gain power over the D. Shocked and humiliated by the proof of his horrifying connection with natural birth, the D. Once a social outcast, Bernard now enjoys great success, because of his association with the new celebrity — John, called "the Savage.
But the quotation becomes ironic as John becomes more and more disgusted by the recreational sex, soma, and identical human beings of London. The three face the judgment of World Controller Mustapha Mond, who acknowledges the flaws of this brave new world, but pronounces the loss of freedom and individuality a small price to pay for stability.
When his two friends leave for their exile, John determines to make a retreat for himself in a remote, secluded lighthouse outside the city. There he tries to purify himself of civilization with ritual whippings and vomiting. Drawn by the spectacle of his wild penances, reporters and crowds press in on John, who becomes a public curiosity — a kind of human animal in a zoo.
When Lenina appears in the crowd, John furiously attacks her with the whip. The next day, when John awakes from the effects of the soma, he realizes in horror what he has done.simply a result of the genius of the author, Aldous Huxley.
These ideas are presented in a world where everything is seemingly perfect, a utopia, yet this is only done to highlight his sincere beliefs about humanity’s scary progress towards whatever end goal we see: a veritable dystopia. Get Inspired! Inspirational quotes to live by from famous people including: Anais Nin, Albert Einstein, Gandhi, Mother Teresa, Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey, Richard Bach, Rumi, and more!
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If our concept of ideology remains the classic one in which the illusion is located in knowledge, then today's society must appear post-ideological: the prevailing ideology is that of cynicism; people no longer believe in ideological truth; they do not take ideological propositions seriously.