Pros And Cons Of Harrison Bergeron

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The idea of utopian and dystopian societies is noticeably popular due to the fact that society wants equality, however authors show when attempting to have total equality the public can become unethical. Harrison Bergeron shows a corrupt government and society in hopes of a utopia. After Harrison broke out of jail and made the musicians play without their handicaps the text says, “The music began again and was much improved.” This demonstrates how total equality takes away talents and strips people of their individuality. However, for most people their talents are what brings them joy and purpose. The leader or ruler in Harrison Bergeron, The Handicapper General, was also unprincipled. According to the text, “She (The Handicapper General) fired
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