It is a struggle for people not to be able to think freely. However, the Council in Anthem has forbidden individual thoughts. They worked to create a society where everyone is supposedly defined as equal. These rules cause Equality to believe he is evil for not being able to prevent his individual thoughts. Equality thinks he is a sinner for thinking outside of his
The First chapter of the book, Anthem states,“It is a sin to write this. It is a sin to think words no others think and to put them down upon a paper no others are to see. It is base and evil.” In the collectivist society Equality 7-2521 lives in, there are many rules put into place. In this society all must live as one and one must function as all. Therefore, when Equality 7-2521 goes out on his own, it is seen as a sin and or crime.
The leaders needed to be well educated in matters of the law, military, economics, current affairs, so on and so forth. Common people are ill-informed and incompetent in running a state. Without the inclination to gain relevant knowledge, their ignorant selves unknowingly allow their heart to govern their heads, unable to stick to one good decision. As a result, they make rather short-sighted, selfish decisions and tend to favour demagogues who charms them with sweet
This quote reminds me of Thoreau, of how he never conformed to what society believes. Thoreau went to Walden for the purpose of strengthening his own mind and following his own beliefs. Why should you do what everyone tells you? Well you should not because you are yourself and not society which
“People are selfish. They are moved chiefly by the desire for power and by fear of others. Thus, without an all-powerful sovereign to rule them, their lives would be "poor, nasty, brutish, and short. "- Thomas Hobbes. He argued that we should have equal rights and that no one should have power over someone else.
Gru shows that he’s not a good person, he doesn’t do what is morally right, and he also will just come and tell you he’s a villain. Of course Gru learns how to love and learns how to do that right thing, but he just can't be considered a hero in this case. When watching this movie people definitely feel bad for Agnes, Edith and Margo because they were adopted to a villain who didn’t really care about them. They were used as bait and that is totally wrong. There so call “father” is a villain wanting to steal the moon.
This envisionment about the perfect person then becomes what many have called a “preference”. However, we’ve been so blinded by society that we believe that our “ preferences” cannot, in any way, be racist. The society that oppresses us into believing we are weird and inhuman has also impleteled racism into our own community.
He is prepared to do this alone, as he wants the complete satisfaction for his own extremely personal and private gains, not for the acknowledgment of others. Biological Chikatilo’s hydrocephalus was one of the main contributor and purpose behind his killing and torturing others as it was the only thing that brought him sexual satisfaction, which he was deprived of biologically (Who is Andrei Chikatilo par 3). These genital problems, permanently weakened his self esteem and image. Without the inability to perform such actions,
A demon’s wings that is colored white is the most frightening of all. He who strongly believes that his ideal is just, right and for the good of the people; but in the eyes of so many people, what he does is inhumane and evil; thus comparable to a demon. Robespierre is someone that describes the earlier statements. He thinks his belief is right but the wrong aspect about this is he clings too much on that belief that he forgets reality. In reality, his contribution is terrorizing the people and tarnishing the values of the government.
Life isn’t fair and even though we may very well be a best kind of human being, people will still find a reason to hate you no matter what you do or how good you are. Probabilities are it’s more about their concern than anything you have or haven’t done. There are people who don’t like me who have never actually met me or had a conversation with me. That’s fine with me. I won’t invest emotional energy into things I can’t change.