Role Of Equality In Fahrenheit 451

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"We must all be alike. Not everyone born free and equal, as the Constitution says, but everyone made equal.” Such statement, spoken by Captain Beatty from Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury on page fifty-eight, contradicts the true meaning of equality and happiness. There is nothing threatening about being different, but equality should be used as a state to place order and discipline the miscreant, not to control the people’s personality. In Sandtopia every individual is praised for the uniqueness and the knowledge they hold. All their professions and interests are accepted by the public. Because all citizens are like jewels, despite how different they are from each other, conflict never rises. Therefore war never becomes a solution …show more content…

Another successful planted system of Sandtopia is its healthcare system which is mostly derived from the French, since they were the best in the world in 200. “France has a non-profit national health insurance system with mandatory coverage for anyone who resides for more than 3 months in the country,” ( Briere n.pag.). Unlike many other countries, health care in not directed by the government s but rather by autonomous representatives that include employers, unions, and a few government leaders. Citizens finance the care through contributions of a small percent of their earnings or on taxable income for a non-salaried person. Such an idea is feasible because all citizens would be capable of the expenses for the health insurance. “All this equality was due to the 211th, 212th, and 213th Amendments to the Constitution, and to the unceasing vigilance of agents of the United States Handicapper General,” (Vonnegut 38). While some dystopias handicap were used to make the people equal, in Sandtopia the handicap’s life is painless through availability of medical attention.“There is a combination of the French and public sectors to provide universal health coverage to all” (Feldman n.pag.). Since employers provide the health insurance, the government is responsible for paying majority of the medical bills. Furthermore individuals can receive more coverage through a supplemental private insurance. “Half an hour passed. The bloodstream in this women was new and it seemed to have done a new thing to her,” (Bradbury 17). In that dystopia random health care workers came in used their machine and were able to change the bloodstream in thirty minutes, but in Sandtopia technology is used with professional. Eliminating prizing completion among physician is possible through increasing quality completion (Briere n.pag.). Because patients can visit any physicians, Sandtopia becomes more like one gigantic preferred provider network with contract with a single insurer. All

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