Jacob Smith "Harrison Bergeron" (Concepts (uniqueness, equality,…
Jacob Smith "Harrison Bergeron"
2.independent thought is restricted
"Every twenty seconds or so, the transmitter would send out some sharp noise to keep people like George from taking unfair advantages of their brains."
fairness and differences don't combine well
3.Citizens live in a dehumanized state
"It was such a doozy that George was white and trembling, and tears stood on the rims of his red eyes."
Control and equality can bring pain to peoples lives
1.individuality and dissent are bad.
"And George, while his intelligence was way above normal, had a little mental handicap radio in his ear."
individuality and total equality can't exists together