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A very good example of individualism can be shown by the story of Equality 7-2521 in the book Anthem by Ayn Rand

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Topic #3 Grade Level 10 Teacher: Ms. Cansler Freedom From Your Brothers         “Individualism regards man – every man – as an independent, sovereign entity who possesses an inalienable right to his own life, a right derived from his nature as a rational being” (Rand, Idividualism).  Individualism is what truly makes every man different from one another by making their own decisions that affect their life and the lives of the people around them.  A very good example of individualism can be shown by the story of Equality 7-2521 in the book Anthem by Ayn Rand among a society where being and individual is frowned upon.  In this story Equality 7-2521 comes to the realization “That to be free, a man must be free of his brothers” (Rand 101). ...read more.

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 If men such as Equality cannot be separated from their brothers they will truly never be free because Equality’s brothers aren’t as unique as Equality and will hold him back from finding answers to life.         When Equality finds out that to be free, you must be free of your brothers, he made an interpretation of the society he lived in.  He came to the realization that the society he lives in is very corrupt.  Not in the way of legality, but in the way of restricting people to what they really want to do.  Freedom once existed “But then he gave up all he had won, and fell lower than his savage beginning” (Rand 102).  The society he lived in shaped the horrible mess of all the things that man created into nothingness that destroyed freedom and encouraged the idea that everyone is equal and formed a new society based off of this tenet. ...read more.

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 He works freely with his own ideas and not the collaboration of a group work.   Equality thrives and finds true freedom for himself when he has no rules to follow.  According to Equality the true meaning of freedom is to be free from people, those who hold you back, and the ability to make decisions on your own without the influence of others.           In conclusion, the way Equality thinks has changed towards his brothers and society.  Freedom has changed Equality and made him more of an individual and helped him discover electricity along with many other things.  Freedom changed Equality’s life, and he plans on freedom also changing other people’s lives in the future and improving the society to make life better and easier for people to live and thrive together as a population. ...read more.

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