Free Society In Flowers For Algernon By Daniel Keyes

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In a free society, there are certain things that should not be tampered with and other things that should not be created. As citizens within this free world, society needs to understand that things are the way they are for a reason and that not everything needs to be upgraded, improved or even created, for that matter. We insist on trying to utilize certain things in this world that were intended to be left alone. As citizens in a free society, we are responsible for knowing when enough is enough and knowing our limits.
In the book Flowers for Algernon, the author Daniel Keyes emphasizes the harshness of experimental and scientific consequences. He demonstrates the idea that some things are better off the way they are. He also demonstrates
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In Major League Baseball, a recently established rule allows managers to challenge a play call that they think the umpire got wrong. If a manager challenges a call, the umpires are required to look over the call once more with help from a specially trained umpire team in New York through a headset. As stated in a report by Fox Sports, "Baseball, which always has one eye to the past, was successfully looking into its future. And then replay came along." Ever since its creation, baseball has never had a replay/challenge rule. The game was working fine without it. The way the umpire called the game undoubtedly affected the way the game played out. Now, it is different. Now, coaches, players, and managers can control how umpires call the game and shift momentum and give themselves the advantage. This is not how the game was originally played. Baseball was invented to be a game of manipulation and benefit of the doubt. This new rule takes away from the glory and originality of baseball. The players did not even get a say in whether this rule was accepted or denied. This issue connects to the book very well. The commissioner of the MLB, Rob Manfred, relates to the doctors because they both proceeded to change an important aspect of something even though other people saw it as wrong. They deliberately changed something that should have never been

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