Emily Cotter "Harrison Bergeron" (concepts (strength, equality,…
Emily Cotter "Harrison Bergeron"
2.Freedom is restricted
3.independent thought is restricted
1.independent thought is restricted
[The ballerina] must have been extraordinarily beautiful, because the mask she wore was hideous."
Just because someone looks better or worse then other people dose not mean they have to wear a mask, it is wrong to put yourself down, but for someone to force you to wear a mask is very wrong.
"[Diana Moon Glampers] aimed it at the musicians and told them they had ten seconds to get their handicaps back on."
People should not have to be forced to hide their full potential.
"... George, while his intelligence was way above normal, had a little mental handicap radio in his ear. ... the transmitter would send out [a] sharp noise to keep people like George from taking unfair advantage of their brains."
Equality is important, but people should be able to think for themselves.