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    The ideal of a perfect community in which everyone follows and believe in the same values, intrigues many to surround themselves with relatable individuals. But what compels one even more, is being given a promise or a reward for completely and following their life in a certain way that upholds the standards that they believe in. A mouthpiece for the belief is then to speak out and help lead the followers to this promised reward. Although the reasoning for the following is for the end reward, it

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    The Perfect Citizen For the Perfect Community Around the world, there are hundreds of types of civilizations made up of thousands of communities. These communities are composed of different types of citizens, these citizens come from all different backgrounds and support the community in different ways. Westheimer and Kahne (2013) write, “we found three visions of ‘citizenship’ were particularly helpful in making sense of the variation: the personally responsible citizen; the participatory citizen;

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    orderly community where choices were taken away. The protagonist Jonas develops from an adapting member of the community to a unique individual. Through Jonas' development from a conforming member of the community to a unique individual, Lowry conveys individuality, duality and freedom. Overall, the novel illustrates that there is no ‘perfect world’, everything has two sides. The Giver portrays a seemingly utopic community in which all members follow a strict set of rules. In the community where Jonas

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    created the perfect Islamic community when he lived in Medina. This community combined a government and religion. Those who followed him, agreed on the new faith and followed the Quran. They felt it was critical to acknowledge Mohammed as God's prophet. Problems soon arose. Leaderships were questioned and a war began. One group felt that the community should select the leadership while the other group believed that Ali, Mohammed's cousin and son-in-law, were the only leaders. The Muslim community split

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    Perfect competition is a market structure in which three criteria are met, firms are price taker, all firms produce a homogeneous product and entry and exit are unrestricted (Thomas & Maurice, 2010). Independent Bank is the number one Community Bank in the Shelby County marketplace; it is the number two largest bank headquartered in the city. This is in addition to countless other banks and credit unions. When I-bank began Memphis was a geographical oligopoly, meaning in this market place a large

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    Newberry Medal winning book The Giver tells a story about a world with no memories. With no memories, the citizens in the community will not experience the small and big things in life. The leaders of the community are called the committee of elders. The committee of elders are hypocritical. This is the first example of how the elders were hypocritical. The elders tell the community to do certain things but behind closed doors they do the opposite. The chief elder has told the caretakers of the old

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    Justice in The Republic by Plato In Plato's The Republic, justice is depicted as a major part in a perfect society. Justice is said to breed a good society, whereas injustice will breed a bad one. Plato defines justice in dialogue as "keeping what is properly one's own and doing one's own job." (Pg. 146) Under the rules set for this perfect society, people are to practice the one profession at which they perform best. This profession also corresponds to a certain social class. Under no circumstances

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    The Giver By Lois Lowry

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    in a Utopia community where nothing bad happens. This story is told by the view of Jonas and his feelings throughout the story, the story itself happens through the eyes of Jonas. Jonas is born into a perfect community; Families are required to apply for children, married couples do not get to choose each other, they are matched to one another. Jonas lives in a perfect utopia where the Community of Elders controls everything beyond the means of setting rules and how the community is ran. The

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    The Giver Dystopia

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    where members of the community are content and have little freedom of choice. Jonas, the main character, is a twelve year old boy chosen to be the communityś Receiver of Memories the one person in the community responsible for keeping painful and emotional memories. People often debate whether this ideal community is a utopia- a perfect society - or a dystopia - a place where everything seems perfect but is not. Through Jonas’ actions and words, the reader can tell that this community is, in fact, a dystopia

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    directed by Gary Ross, both have utopia communities. A utopia is an imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect. Utopias present the illusion of happiness. In the effort to create a utopia many societies will shape their citizens to fit a set of ideals, whilst this can lead to a set of desirable qualities it can limit creativity and individuality. A lack of creativity and individuality in a utopia cause the people to perceive the idea that perfect worlds and societies do not require

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