Equality In Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron

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Equality is being equal in rights and opportunities. In Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut and equal society can’t truly exist. Reason for this is no one is actually created to be equal. Vonnegut explains that if everyone was equal it will come with the issue of citizens giving up their freedom to the government. The government will strip the citizens of their individuality in order to create all men equal. In Harrison Bergeron equality doesn’t make society into a utopia, but it creates a place where everyone is brainwashed by the government into thinking that being handicapped is the correct way they should be living. The citizens being handicapped is shown as a way to keep balance in the society to make everyone equal. In the story everyone

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