Technology In Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron

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Ashley Chandler Mr.Gearns Science Fiction and Fantasy 2nd Hour Technology How would a world without technology be like? Most people live off of technology such as; cell phones, computers, video games, etc. Think about how you would feel if there was a world where everything you would do for yourself was done by a robot. Imagine that everyone was the same nobody was better than the next or a society where violence was allowed with no consequences. Each one of those things can be good but also bad at the same time. Science Fictions books are most commonly known for imagining things happening that would most likely never happen. The existence of technology such as an automatic house that does all chores and jobs…show more content…
The government in their society would put buzzers in the handicaps ear which would go off every 20 seconds, so that they were not able to be better then another. “Only if I was Handicapper General, you know what I do?” said Hazel. (Vonnegut 2). Technology would be detrimental to our society because, I don’t think that anyone should have to be controlled like that by the government that they are not able to do what they want to do. I think they should be able to get an education if that is what they want to do, the government shouldn’t treat them like they are less than…show more content…
Everyone in this society could do any harm to anyone that they wanted to but the protagonist was the only on in this society who couldn’t get into any violence or he would get into trouble. “Off”, I told him. “Game’s over”. (Knight 1). This technology would most definitely be detrimental because, I feel if one person is not allowed to get into any violence then that should go for everyone else in this society. I don’t think that would be fair at

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