The Explicative Philosophy Of Equality 7-2521's Sin

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The Explicative Philosophy of Equality 7-2521’s Sin Equality 7-2521’s initial assessment that his mind was saturated with sin, was an incessant and learned ideology. In fact, it was the nucleus of his entire being. In the novella, Anthem, there was a single moral principle that all humans lived by; All are equal ––anything or anyone who does not follow this principle was a transgressor. The dystopian society’s definition or psychology of sin is an extreme inverse reflection of what Ayn Rand felt the idea of collectivism was doing to Humanity. Equality’s eventual assessment of his sin is correct, because no person is morally obligated to any other person. He is essentially the heir to the transgressor, who used the …show more content…
A Renaissance for their times–– the beginning of their new way of life. All the technology of the Unmentionable times (The time where individuality, electricity, and social classicism prevailed and flourished ––distinctly the opposite of their society) was hidden away in an attempted to save the human race. In a collectivist society, there is always an obscure impending force that is holding or keeping all attitudes collective and relatively the same without anyone knowing that everything is staying the same. In Anthem, there was a council and a duty assignment process. Equality showed an immense propensity for being in the Home of the Scientists. Additionally, on top of the inclination towards science, he was also more qualified than anyone to be placed there and could have advanced their society to inexplicable magnitudes. He also wanted to go the Home of Scientists––thus–– wanting for himself was a sin. The occupation he received was Street Sweeper, and while receiving his occupation he quotes that, “And we looked straight into the eyes of Council, but their eyes were as cold as glass buttons.” (Rand 26) it was here the objective of the council was apparent; despite the obvious aptitude Equality had, the goal was not to have qualified scientists, but to just maintain a stationary society––maintaining collectivism, with no intentions of improving. Henceforth the deliberate sabotage of him and the …show more content…
His teacher’s sensed this and instead of encouraging him––they punished him. As the idea of the stationary society’s law called for them to do. The act of punishing him did not smother his internal fire, instead it inadvertently perpetuated it by forcing him to mask his extraordinariness, for so long. He would go as far as acting like his fellow brother who had half of a brain, and had seizures. It was irrefutable that he acted out–– the obscure impending was watching him, and knew this. So they tried to regulate

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