william hutchens harrison bergeron (individuality and decent are bad (if…
william hutchens harrison bergeron
independent thought is restricted
George was toying with the vague notion that maybe dancers shouldn't be handicapped. But he didn't get very far with it before another noise in his ear radio scattered his thoughts.
without handicaps there is no equality, without equality there is chaos
individuality and decent are bad
if there are abnormal people, people will get jealous and there will be no equality
The studio ceiling was thirty feet high, they kissed it! Diana Moon Glampers, the Handicapper General, came into the studio with a double-barreled ten-gauge shotgun. She fired twice, and harrison and the dancer were dead before they hit the floor.
freedom is restricted
freedom is restricted so there can be equality
Diana Moon Glampers loaded the gun again. She aimed it at the musicians and told them they had ten seconds to get their handicaps back on