Different is Good

Good Essays
If differences are wrong, why did god, our creator, make us different, inwardly and outwardly in the first place?

Harrison Bergeron, diferences or equality?

In the short story 'Harrison Bergeron' by Kurt Vonnegut, equality was finally achieved. Everone "were equal every which way. Nobody was smarter than anybody else. Nobody was better looking than anybody else. Nobodt was stronger or quicker than anybody else." Yet this equality is not natural, "all this equality was due to the 211th, 212th, and 213th Amendments to the Constitution" and "the unceasing vigilance of agents of the United States Handicapper General." Doesn"t this mean that equality is not natural? That it was better to be different the way God, our creator made us to be. After all, even though it was stated "everybody was finally equal" differences still exist.

There still exists the leader and the followers, those in command and those being commanded. If everything was equal there should be no differences in power and yet the "HG-men took Georgeand Hazel Bergeron's fourteen-yaer-old son, Harrison, away." In t...