He was hired to do a routine wire-tapping job which required him to record a young couple. As he replays the recording you start to notice discrepancies. You realize that Caul starts to allow his work to affect his personal life and in turn his personal life starts to affect the way we hear the conversation. (The Conversation) During the initial recording of the conversation we only hear bits and pieces of their conversation because it’s not a clear recording yet. It seems like a conversation about nothing and you start to wonder why they are even recording the conversation in the first place.
In a psychological fight against the adults, Ender once again lost due to a major lack of understanding. Although Ender understood that the adults would not be nice to him, Ender did not know that he is unknowingly killing billions of buggers for the adults already. Ender, who did not want to fight the buggers, yet, is fighting them unknowingly, like a puppet for the adults. In this case, the adults were able to manipulate Ender, something Ender did not like. In fact, Ender thought that he has defeated the adults by defeating the bugger fleet on the simulator, when in reality it is the adults who won with their deception.
Similarly, in the movie 2081, if people are found smarter then most, they have to wear ‘handicaps’ to prevent them from thinking for themselves, being creative, or thinking too much. In both futuristic worlds, the extraordinary is outlawed. People must appear and think in unison in order for them to be accepted. For example, in Brave New World, Bernard Marx fails to fit in because of his inferior physical stature that demonstrates individuality, therefore, he is not given the same opportunities as other Alpha males and is fired by the DHC. Likewise, in 2081, Harrison Bergeron is placed in prison and death-sentenced for promoting individuality and being very intelligent.
The main reason that people were demoted to inferiors was because they were cowardly in battle. This could be seen as cruel to be made an inferior because they were cowardly but it was like this because the Spartans wanted to be the greatest state in the known world and it could only do this by having the best armies, so it had not time for the cowards. The Gerousia also made a law that meant that they raged war on the helot. This was cruel but effective. The helots outnumbered the Spartans more than 10 to 1 so the Spartans had to be cruel to stop them uprising.
The bombings killed many civilians, not all of whom were communist and pro-North. However, he argued, it was a necessary action to wear down the communist regime’s morale and put blows to the enemy’s resources. These attacks were important to the overall outcome of the war and though evil, McNamera felt they were necessary. The last lesson, get the data, was a lesson that McNamera used
By having America pay the debt off as a whole, Hamilton thought that it would bring the people and the government together. But Hamilton wanted to use ways that were so impartial to society. Many people were inclined to adore Jefferson because of Hamilton’s malicious deed. Besides this fact, the people were truly being neglected by the power of the government. The government, just like the wealthy and rich, was so power hungry that they disregarded the people’s kind acts and defaced them as if they were animals.
When Gene went he realized that Leper was Away With Out Leave and the war had caused him to go insane. Leper’s enlistment made the concept of the war easier for Gene to cope with. The friendship between Gene and Leper was probably the least significant relationship for Gene of all. Brinker was jealous over the quick bonding between Gene and Finny, so Brinker looked for a way to revenge Gene by having a trial and forcing Finny to see that Gene really did cause him to fall. Leper gained the respect of Gene and the others, when he enlisted with the ski troopers.
This is exactly what the totalitarian government, in Bradbury’s Novel, wants for their mindless society. The more addicted people become to technology, the less people will socialize and care about one another. Along with dehumanizing society, technology aids in the total government control which creates a dangerous future for mankind. One of the key factors in this futuristic government’s grasp on society is the extensive amount of propaganda and
So if someone dies, they are alive in another moments. Another consequence of war turns the person into an impassiveness personality which causes the person to not care about their loved ones deaths. “So it goes” also represents what Tralfamadorians believe in. Tralfamadorians also believe in moments and they provide Billy a peace of mind. The Tralfamadorians were a metaphor to compare how mentally ill a person must be to create aliens, and change time, all just to justify war.
Rather than taking anger out on society itself, heroes overcome obstacles to try to fix the flaws. When Iron Man witnessed how flawed society was, and saw that his weapons were being used for wrong, he withdrew from the weapons industry and sought another way to fight against he flaws of society, and to make it better. Overall, victory over human flaws is what now defines the values of today’s