Jaden Spainhower "Harrison Bergeron" (Concepts (Individuality,…
Jaden Spainhower "Harrison Bergeron"
Freedom is restricted
"... [the ballerina] had to apologize at once for her voice..." #2
Restricted freedom leads to unnescasary apologizing
Individuality and dissent are bad
"... at all times [he must wear] a red rubber ball for a nose, keep his eyebrows shaved off, and cover his even white teeth." #3
When people feel insecure about themselves, their feelings should not force other people to change in order to hide their differences
Citizens conform to uniform expectation #1
For people to believe they were the same and equal "... all announcers, had a serious speech impediment."
Confusing equality for sameness does not result in an advanced society.