Equality Theme Of Freedom

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The Word ‘We’ is as lime poured over men, which sets and hardens stone, and crushes all beneath it, and that which is white and that which is black are lost equally in the grey of it” (Rand, 1946, p. 97). Equality 7-2521 words generate the notion that a collective society destroys humankind 's potential, while avoiding others gifted personalities. Equality is a 21 year old who defies societal norms and grabs tightly on to his curse of individualism, while living in a collectivist society that demands obedience from the group. Throughout the story, Equality progresses, as he reaches for his independence and rebel against the dictatorship of the government. As a result, Equality is faced with conflicts, internally and externally. By doing so, he captures his freedom from the detrimental and contagious dictatorship. As Equality begins the stage of curiosity and the idea of learning at a young age, he is forced to conform to societal rules and regulations, not being more intelligent than his brothers, as they are equal. The first struggle that is against him is the power of education and learning. He …show more content…

His grit in challenging societal norms and the struggle of being an outsider connects to him being the only bright light in a society full of darkness and fear. He tests a society that prefers ignorance and refuses to accept the moral teaching of his society. This is shown from multiple counts of conflicts and struggles, from his passion for learning, to him being rejected by the House of Scholars, to them rejecting his invention of the light bulb, to the struggles of uncovering the unspeakable word. Throughout the story, it is evident and beyond obvious of the struggle to free himself from the collectivist society. Prometheus embraced and embodied the philosophy that “To make that the highest test virtue is to make suffering the most important part of

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