Hobbes argues besides, violence and lack of productivity , “No knowledge of the face of the Earth, no account of time, no arts, letters, or society” Knowledge is everything. Without knowledge you would be unable to spell or read this letter. At the same time absence of no knowledge of the Earth is a result of no productivity, in comparison if there is no productivity discovery cannot be made. Shortly without, discovery knowledge will not be perceived. In addition, to this living human life would be challenging because the next generation would not have prior knowledge to know what to do.
Nobody was smarter than anybody else. Nobody was better looking than anybody else. Nobody was stronger or quicker than anybody else.” (Vonnegut, 1961, p.1) This is, as Mahdinay (2013) put it, a manmade and unnatural form of equality achieved and maintained via governmental force.
Thus, our world would be unable to function in a society without
This would allow people to break the law, not follow simple instructions, and break any rules set upon them. Further, this would stop them from doing their job or behaving correctly if there were no rewards or punishments. However, complete obedience may not be beneficial for society either. If every person in society did everything they were told to do by a superior, the results would most likely turn out not as expected. One might believe that this would be very good for society.
Citizens can’t be managed by the rulers in everything they do. They have the power make great changes to better our communities and even though they may get punished they can't let fear control then. They can't neglect their responsibilities and have to assume their
There are on average 52,404 deaths in the US each year. This should be eye awakening, but yet the government doesn’t care. Required drug screenings would help lower the use of drugs. Senator David Vitter argues, “Requiring screenings would give addicts a key incentive to seek help so that they can once again be healthy, support their own families, and make positive contributions to our society”(Welfare drug testing 2). If people are truly concerned about getting the help they need, welfare, than they need to be serious enough to get help from drugs.
Has anyone listened to them or even looked at them for instants? A few do maybe, but not enough to make a difference, peoples ignorance is strong for this reason doing something they have never learned how to do or even taken the time to try is hard for most people. While people want to make a change in their lives, it is strictly up to them, the government cannot always push things on the people and expect them to just blindly follow. We as people will have to want to change ourselves.
Or even, that all of our goals and aspirations that we strive towards will no longer matter in the future, or even that our goals in it-self aren’t actually real. But Nagel also argues, that because he believes that life is mostly absurd, he thinks that we should not take life so seriously because we will not exist at some point, because no one on earth can live forever. He also thinks that even if we as humans, indeed do believe life is absurd, that we shouldn’t even care about that statement, because we shouldn’t be taking life as seriously as we could. Nagel decides that the best way to approach life is in an ironic cynical way, because of his views on life’s
How can improvements be made without the people who want the improvements don’t make an effort? Giving American citizens the responsibility to improve their own lives may cause setbacks, but it is the outcome of these setbacks that enable change and allow further quality of life. Without American citizens taking initiative to improve their own lives, they will be never be satisfied with the quality of their own lives. Many improvements in this world such as freedom and rights were not established through citizens counting on authority to make this change. It was the people who were affected by this dilemma that took action that ended up giving a new meaning to life.
If everyone was made equal how is it fair to others? In the story “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurk Vonnegut Jr, The year is 2018, people are completely equal, and they are the same in every way possible. There are people in the society being handicapped to be made the same as the other people in the society. The people who aren’t handicapped are the people who have “perfect” intelligence, strength, and beauty, which means that they aren’t that big of a threat. The superiors(intellectual people) are a bigger threat to the society, the so called “perfect” citizens are not a threat because they can’t process their own thoughts very well.
However, if the government were to regulate scientific advancements, the scientific world would not see much development, nor would everyday life be as efficient. In addition, science would be restricted to basic knowledge if it were not for advancements. A totalitarian government should not regulate scientific advancements because there are many negative effects that follow, such as the loss of true happiness and knowledge of the world, as told by Huxley. Government regulation of science negatively impacts knowledge of nature and its surroundings. Before the Scientific Revolution, people blindly followed the beliefs of the Church and never questioned whether or not these beliefs were true.
So, in conclusion nobody would want to live in a world like this, and it wouldn 't be very efficient. Not only that, it would be impossible to make a world perfectly fair, so why try to. So ultimately this story presents the reasons why complete fairness is foolish to try and create and really couldn 't happen so hopefully this never happens in the
The people of Kaivotopolis have decided to secede from the United States of America because they feel their rights as citizens are not being met. Overwhelming governmental control and police brutality have led citizens to believe that the leaders do not, and probably will never have their best interests in mind. In today 's changing world, a society must be willing to evolve, not have guidelines set in stone for over 200 years regardless of the people 's pleas for change. The people of Kaivotopolis believe a meritocratic, innovation-driven society with a strong education system is an overall better society than the United States. Kaivotopolis 's government will have much less control over every aspect of life and be open to the people 's