Oryx and Crake


What would the symbols mean through out the book, such as BlyssPuss or Pleeblands?

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The BlyssPluss pill represents social and biological engineering and hence an end to humanity. It represents "happiness" without any pain or struggle. This creates a world void of meaning. There is however a more insidious side to the pill. The BlyssPluss pill and the Craker project were invented to work together. The reduced birth rates of humans would allow the Crakers to serve as an alternate to the human species. War and hunger were two of the sources of suffering that he aimed to eliminate through his BlyssPluss Pill. The ethics and logic of his project are twisted, clear signs of someone who has gone off the deep end.