Autonomy And Chaos In Ayn Rand's Anthem

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Most people in modern society are followers and need someone to tell them what to do. They enjoy being governed so they can stay on task and be productive. Others resist control and dislike being told what to do. These people always question why something is being expected of them and can govern themselves. Some do not fall into these categories and balance between being a follower and a leader, for they can control themselves and others at the same time. Ayn Rand's dystopian novel Anthem sheds light to the problem of individuality and its thin line between autonomy and chaos. When there is too much individuality, it will lead to chaos. People will care only about themselves, and not about the greater good of the population. There will

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