Importance Of Freedom In The Uglies

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All throughout our lives, humans desire the idea of balance. Along with our desire for balance, we crave control. We want to control how we look, dress and act, but we really covet freedom to make our own choices. With freedom, comes the idea of confinement. Humans need balanced levels of freedom and confinement to live an enjoyable, safe life. As presented in the book The Uglies, too much freedom can lead to an unsafe lifestyle, while too much confinement can lead to an unhappy lifestyle. The protagonist, Tally, soon realizes that the City is much too controlling, and leaves, choosing freedom over confinement. Here is why it is necessary to have an equal balance of both freedom and confinement. When given too much freedom, people
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