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Subj sorry bout the color and spacing Date 3501 103355 PM Eastern Standard Time Fear It oozes from the hearts of every character in Ayn Rands Anthem It is a fear comparative to that of the thousands of slaves kept by a single master or the millions in concentration camps that were maintained by a measly hundred or thousand It is the the fear to rebel against an already accepted fate Once this fear is instilled it condemns generation after generation and unless it is stopped it will be accepted as the only way to live Luckily there are exceptions Lights at the end of the eternally dark tunnels Great thinkers that under the right circumstances could expand and reach heights like the great minds we know today Albert Einstein Plato Malcolm X Mahatma Ghandi While reading about Equality in Anthem many questions are repeatedly presented How does the collectivist society maintain control over its subjects Where does Equalitys drive to free himself from collectivism come from What makes it so easy for him to do so The appeal in a collectivist society lies in its seemingly harmless outer beauty Ideas like having respect for fellow humans are intensified thus creating mass appeal Once this appeal is instilled it deteriorates a society is left dragging its weak and stifling its strong The strong or intelligent are shunned and forced to degrade themselves in order to fit in with their brothers It is clear that the society is maintained by fear and ignorance The people in the novel know no other way of life The existence of individual thoughts and ideas has disappeared from their society These mindless zombies are only certain that it is evil to think or be alone Even Equality the most unique individual in the dark times believes it is a sin to be alone until the very end of the novel Ignorance and fear shut down the
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