Thursday, January 24, 2008

Individual vs Society

Our conflict was between the individual and society.

Curious, most curious...of course, unless you have some special reasons to...(page 90)
"Listen," I said. "You know that everyone who poisons himself with nicotine is ruthlessly destroyed...quick destruction of a few is more sensible than giving many the opportunity to ruin themselves. (Page 55)
The belief of everyone in the one state is that the interests of the society should come before the interests of the individual. D-503 begins to be conflicted as the development of his soul leads him to think more about his individual welfare. ...and class is over.

1 comment:

Blackout said...

It's interesting how our society is the complete opposite. Most of the time we put our individual needs over what's best for society.