Leadership In Ayn Rand's Anthem

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Leadership In Uncommon Societies The outstanding ways that people can be brainwashed. Hitler was a dictator that didn't so much brainwash people he would just capture them and make them slaves in World War ll. In the book Anthem, they have been taught to think a certain way and make them live the way they want. Comparing the Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow, and then putting Anthem next to it, it shows that Hitler was a dictator that did not care about anyone. In Anthem the Government has been controlling them and making them think that they are one big group. They aren't allowed to use pronouns and they have to think like each other. Equality has every trait of having amazing leadership I think. In the book…show more content…
When he runs into the forbidden woods he is taking a risk. “I know not if this earth on which I stand is the core of the universe or if it is but a speck of dust lost in eternity. I know not and I care not. For I know what happiness is possible to me on earth. And my happiness needs no higher aim to vindicate it. My happiness is not the means to any end. It is the end. It is its own goal. It is its own purpose” (Rand 111). Equality shows something that no one else sees besides the golden one because she is different. The golden one loves Equality because he isn't like anyone else. In chapter one it says, “And they answered: "Since the Council does not know of this hole, there can be no law permitting to enter it. And everything which is not permitted by law is forbidden” (rand). In the quote, it is basically saying that he is breaking the law and expanding his wonders of what it really…show more content…
In the story Hitler youth, Sophie has a lot of charistics that Equality 7-2521 has. She is also rebelling against her people and society, in the beginning of the story, she begins to think that this is not ok and we should not be doing this. Equality 7-2521 has the same thought because he is different also, Sophie and Equality 7-2521 are very brave and have a lot of courage. But under all of that courage is covering up the fear, if they get caught they will be punished and disciplined. When Equality got sent to the Palace of Corrective Detention, he escaped because there were no guards. Since there were no guards he could escape easily, they didn't place guards because they didn't think anyone would want to escape. They didn't think he would escape because they think that no one will want to leave since they are
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