His work finding electricity was denied because of the city’s laws. And at the end, he even used first person pronouns. As a result, in his new community, I don’t think he would include any of the rules of the city. First, Prometheus always broke the laws of the city. These rules of the city existed in order to make sure that everyone treated each other equally.
Thus, when society tries to achieve the total equality, there always could be found people who would struggle to prevent it and go against the flow. In the "Fahrenheit 451" the system of keeping the people away from any ideas that are not controlled by government starts to fail by the end of the book. In spite of the fact that still, the most people are kept under control, there is a group of people who found the alternative way to spread books and ideas that they try to deliver - remembering them by heart. Whereas in the "We" the same system wins due to the invention fo the medical surgery that is supposed to deprive people of the ability to imagine and dream. This is a great demonstration of how strong is the will of the human to self-expression, as the only way to stop it at all is prevent everyone from physical ability to do
In the novella, Anthem written by Ayn Rand, the protagonist Equality 7-2521 emphasizes the importance of the many dystopian themes within the story. After the destruction of the Unmentionable Time, all knowledge was lost and a new society has sprung where individualism is banned. In their society, the government is in control of the population and people are conformed to uniform expectation. Since many of characteristics of individualism was stripped away from people, it is described that they live in a dehumanized state, where names are unspecified and decisions are made by the councils. In doing so, many of what was lost remained in the Uncharted Forest where all of mankind dare not to talk about it since they developed a fear the outside world.
Rules, some people follow them, others do not. Many people ask why these rules exist, or what they even mean. In Anthem, the rules of their society were created to assure that society would not have another catastrophe, like the one before the Unmentionable Times, when the Evil Ones wreaked havoc on the World, destroying everything in their path. Many of these rules limit one 's capabilities to think independently. Failure to follow these rules result in harsh punishment.
It begins with the government working against the protagonist’s aims and desires and only focusing on what they believe is the correct way to deal with the post-war. Most of the time, the protagonist acts different than the rest of the community making him or her a risk or threat to the government. The obvious result of this situation, for the governments, is to eliminate the risk or destroy it by any means necessary. The oppression is frequent and common. It always results in the loss of civil liberties, sexual freedom, and privacy.
(AGG) People have rebelled against their society many times because they do not agree with it, such as Martain Luther King Jr; he rebelled against his society in a non-harmful way because he did not agree with how it worked. (BS-1) Before Montag was not guided he agreed and worked alongside his society because of he was the type of person to want to be the ideal person of the society. (BS-2) The things Montag sees and goes through causes him to think about what the society is doing and whether what they are doing is wrong or not. (BS-3) Montag has denies his society and he fights back because of what drives him to do all of this. (TS) Montag’s experiences will change his view of his society, from agreeing to questioning, then ultimately causing him to act against it.
There are many people who would say that technology is evil and would also say that it restricts our freedom and limits us within technological boundaries. People opposing technology are afraid of change but will never tell their fear. They would also condemn the latest advancement that happens from time to time in technological field. They demand a place where everything is perfect but would not support those who do lots of research to make a change. Their main targets are the educationalists and scholars who want to do something new and good to the society.
Dystopian stories are usually set in an unfavorable society in which to live, where the antagonist is the society itself, and the protagonist is the person who is looking towards changing this society and fixing its flaws, who believes that they can make a difference by overthrowing the government or escaping from it. The conflict is often not solved, or the hero fails to solve it, and the dystopian society continues as it was before. Harrison Bergeron is an example of a dystopian story where society has intensely controlled the population’s unique qualities to make everyone exactly equal. People’s talent, beauty, intelligence, and any other quality that makes them different is brought down and destroyed by forcing them to wear handicaps, masks, and weights. Harrison Bergeron is the protagonist of the story.
The Enemy is Conformity (A discussion of what Colin Wilson thought about the average man based on his quote about conformity) “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” President John F. Kennedy said this, advising the nation to take a stand against conformity. The discussion on conformity is never ending. Most people claim to despise it, but conform anyways. Others use the radical idea that conformity is the only way to create peace throughout the world. Then there are always the people who argue that conformity will destroy society.
Martial Law should be implemented in the Philippines because of our over-democratized lifestyle and lack of discipline, increasing illegal activities and corruption. The first reason why it should be implemented is because of the over democratized lifestyle we lead and the lack of discipline. The “people power” revolution in 1986 has been accredited on bringing democracy back in our country. We learned to value liberty more, which is good however too much of it is bad. As we learn to fight for freedom, we forget that our rights end when the rights of other’s start.