Examples Of A Dystopian Society In Harrison Bergeron

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The society in “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, attempted to make a utopian society, but resulted in a dystopian society. This society wanted everyone to be equal. No one would be better, faster, or even smarter. They tried to achieve this by handicapping everyone in the community. This eventually created a dystopian society because they had been handicapped. No one could be unique or stand out. However, George and Hazel would rather be equal, “If I tried to get away with it,” said George, “then other people’d get away with it-and pretty soon we’d be right back to the dark ages again, and everybody competing against everybody else. You wouldn't like that, would you?” “I’d hate it,” said Hazel. (2) When you first look at this, you may think
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