Harrison Bergeron: A Danger To Society

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Imagine sitting in a theater watching a show. There’s nothing wrong with the show; it’s the same show you’ve always had seen. All of a sudden a man comes in loud and destructive. He is aggressive in his speech and threatened the idea you have learned to live by. This mans name is Harrison Bergeron; a danger to society. Harrison Bergeron is a fourteen year old boy who protests a “problem” in society. Everyone is completely equal and Harrison wants them all to be different. To do this he strips of his handicaps and is shot dead for it. This may sound like Harrison is a hero, but the way he protests makes him a danger. “All this equality was due to the 211th, 212th and 213th Amendments to the Constitution” (1). By stripping of this handicaps
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