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Brave New World Mottos

A Collection of Brave New World Mottos:


"Community, Identity, Stability" is the World State's Motto. This motto is ironic because the "identity" of the World State's occupants is sacrificed in order to achieve the perfect stable community.

Hypnopaedic Slogans

"Every one belongs to every one else."
-This quote is a government slogan encouraging sociability and sexual promiscuity.

"Ending is better than mending."
-This quote is a government slogan encouraging people to throw away old possessions and buy new ones, promoting consumerism and stabilizing the economy.

"...all wear green, and Delta children wear khaki. Oh no, I don't want to play with Delta children. And Epsilons are still worse. They're too stupid to be able to read or write. Besides, they wear black, which is such a beastly colour. I'm so glad I'm a Beta. Alpha children wear grey. They work much harder than we do, because they're so frightfully clever. I'm really awfully glad I'm a Beta, because I don't work so hard. And then we are much better than the Gammas and Deltas. Gammas are stupid. They..."
-This is a Hypnopædic message played to Beta children.

"Cleanliness is next to fordliness."
-This hypnopædic quote promotes good hygiene.

"A doctor a day keeps the jim-jams away." -A Hypnopædic message on the necessity of doctoral visits.
"The more stitches, the less riches."
-A hypnopædic message promoting consumerism.

"A gramme is better than a damn."
-A hypnopædic slogan promoting soma use.

"When the individual feels, the community reels."
-A hypnopædic slogan discouraging individualism because it gets in the way of the World State's ultimate goal of stability.


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