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The Role Of Conformity In Ayn Rand's Anthem

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I believe that the author of Anthem, Ayn Rand, thinks that it is important to know that conformity can be used for not only good but for evil. For example, conformity may be good if a criminal conforms to the law and changes his ways. The society in which Equality 7-2521 is an example of a bad form of conformity. People have changed everything about them to fit in with everyone else that they are no longer their own person. They are just like everyone else, they share interests, character traits, behavioral reactions, etc. If everyone is the same, society will never improve. If everyone had the same intelligence level, we would never discover new things.
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