Analysis Of Vision Little Better Than A Man

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"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." Vision Little Better Than a Man, Little Worse Than a Beast is a contemporary example of the problems that come with the clash of individual ideologies and fear of the unknown. We experience a sinister, bone-chilling exploration of the American Dream, through the optical receptors of an inhuman Synthezoid. Through the Visions, or as George would say, “fancy, red toasters” bracing truths exploring the human condition become apparent. Tom King provides a disturbing cynical view on societies duality with regards to acceptance of outsiders, and as the comic says, “the truth hurts.” The truth much like the relationships within Vision is built upon a shaky foundation of ambiguity and lies. Vision’s American Dream is to assimilate and achieve normality. However, can an outsider accomplish this in a society that has historically rejected and disparaged outsiders? Vision claims that “to assert as truth that which has no meaning is the core mission of humanity” So in an effort to achieve what he perceives as normal behavior he builds himself a Rockwell-esque family and moves to the suburbs of Virginia. However, Vision’s, vision for a perfect life is steeped in melancholy and harsh realities of the human condition. As the Visions attempt to fit into the structured environment of
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