Emma Woolever ''Harrison Bergeron'' (Concepts (talents,…
Emma Woolever ''Harrison Bergeron''
Freedom is restricted
3.''He had spectacles that were intended to make him half blind and give whanging headaches''
The government shouldn't make people equal to the extent that makes their citizens suffer.
Independent thought is restricted
George was watching the ballerinas dance and he was thinking that ballerinas shouldn't be handicapped. ''But he didn't get very far wit it before another noise in his ear radio scattered his thoughts.''
People should be free to think for themselves
Citizens conform to uniform expectations
'' Nobody was smarter than anybody else. Nobody was better looking than anybody else. Nobody was stronger or quicker than anybody else.''
When trying to make everybody the same than people loses their uniqueness