Equality 7-2521: A Dystopian Society

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First, let us describe the sin he is committing. He is committing the sin of wanting more, in this case knowledge. “We, Equality 7-2521, were not happy in those years I the Home of the Students. It was not that the learning was too hard for us. It was that learning was too easy. This is a great sin, to be born with a head which is too quick. It is not good to be different from our brothers, but it is evil to be superior to them. The Teachers told us so, and they frowned when they looked upon us” (21). It seems that the class was too smart for their own good, but remember “I” and “me” weren’t allowed in this dystopian society. So, instead of saying “I” and “me” they said, “we” and “us” because it “is evil to be superior to them” (21). Equality 7-2521 was just trying to fit in, but “It was not that the learning was too hard for us. It was that learning was too easy.” So, his sin is ultimately his willingness and dedication for…show more content…
Equality cannot be equal with everyone else because he found himself wanting to advance in knowledge and understanding. Is this a sin? Depends on how you look at it. We might say, “let the boy do as he chooses.” Even when he finds a ((reference this) dead frog next to a copper wire with an electric current) In Equality 7-2521’s society we find that no matter how hard he tries he will be rejected by the house of schoolars (reference that). Perhaps Equality 7-2521 finally feels emotions after going through the motions over and over again in fact he starts to feel the emotion love and that is when he meets the golden one. Emotions can be weird sometimes but in the long run cannot be controlled by any means. The government will try to brainwash you and knock ideas at and out your head but because of humanity we cannot stop feeling emotions. So Equality 7-2521 finds himself in a situation where he has a passion for learning(reference) and a love for the golden
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