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Nightmare Fuel / Brave New World

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  • For John, the hundreds of human clones who he describes as "long rows of identical midgets" and "human maggots squirming over beds of death."
  • For many readers, the idea of being born and pre-programmed on an assembly line, possibly waiting to be made mentally handicapped, and being forced into a caste position for the rest of your life. And nobody is going to mourn you after you die.
    • And you won't even mind because you've been conditioned to accept your lot in life.
  • Linda's death: as soon as she got back to society she kept taking more and more soma to escape the humiliation of being a mother and make up for the years of misery in the Savage Reservation until it eventually stopped her breathing.
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