Equality 7-2521 Impact On Society

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Equality has changed his views on the society and leaders by the end of the story. Where he is critical of the leaders and denouncing them in moral terms. He started to be critical because they would tell them they are nothing, hiding things from the “Unmentionable times”, their moral terms. Equality 7-2521 has changed his mind and become very critical of the leaders of his society, denouncing them in moral terms. I think Equality was correct to do so because the leaders or teachers were telling the society that they are nothing and mankind is all. They would say a thing to where they pretty much told themselves they were nothing. “Every night they stood in the great sleeping hall and raise their right hand and stated “We are nothing. Mankind is all. By the grace of our brothers are we allowed our lives? We exist through, by and for our brothers who are the State. Amen.” (Ch 1, Paragraph 15). Also they would repeat saying that mankind is all and that no man is alone. “Over the portals of the Palace of the World Council...which we repeat to ourselves whenever we are tempted: “We are one in all and all in one. There are no men, but only the great WE, One, indivisible and forever.”(Ch 1, Paragraph 7).…show more content…
The leaders would tell the society that things from the unmentionable times were evil and to never be spoken about. “The words of the Evil Ones...The words of the Unmentionable Times...What are the words which we have lost?” (Ch 2, Paragraph 4 Pg 3). When Equality found out what the word “I” meant he said that he was done with “We”. “I am done with the monster of “We,” the word of serfdom, of plunder, of misery, falsehood and shame.” (Ch 11, Paragraph
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