Kalvin Duncan "Harrison Bergeron" (Concepts (Equality, Sameness,…
Kalvin Duncan "Harrison Bergeron"
Freedom is restricted
"The rest of Harrison's appearance was Halloween and hardware. Nobody had ever born heavier handicaps."
Restricting freedom is a dumb thing to do, Because people will revolt.
Independent thought is restricted
"George, while his intelligence was way above normal, had a little mental handicap radio in his ear. He was required by law to wear it at all times"
Equality should be limited and not include and not affect intelligence.
Citizens live in a dehumanized state
"She must have been extraordinarily beautiful, because the mask she wore was hideous."
Equality should not include beauty