Evie Parsons G5 "Harrison Bergeron" (concepts (competition,…
Evie Parsons G5 "Harrison Bergeron"
1) Individuality and dissent are bad.
"Every twenty seconds or so, the transmitter would send out some sharp noise to keep people like George from taking unfair advantage of their brains."
People will use insane methods to sustain equality.
2) Freedom is restricted.
"The spectacles were intended to make him not only half blind, but to give him whanging headaches besides."
People should be allowed to make themselves comfortable in order to be happy.
3) Information is restricted.
"It was then that the Bergerons' television tube burned out."
It is neccessary to keep people updated on current events to keep them safe.