Citizens need a voice
Government doesn't know what's best for citizens
Citizens should control laws that affect them in anyway instead of government controlling all decisions and not benefiting them.
Mrs.Hutchinson was picked for the lottery. The person picked in the lottery is stoned to death. She had no clue she would be picked.
Harrison Bergeron was killed after breaking out of prison and taking off his handicaps which were assigned by the government and by taking them off he was killed by the person who assigned them the handicap general
Quote and Analysis
Quote: "They do say," Mr. Adams said to Old Man Warner, who stood next to him, "that over in the north village they're talking of giving up the lottery." (Jacksoon,4)
Analysis: this shows that with the citizens in control they would know what’s best for them. Like in the lottery they thought about getting rid of the lottery but couldn't really do anything because they had no voice.
Quote: “They weren't only equal before God and the law. They were equal every which way. Nobody was smarter than anybody else. Nobody was better looking than anybody else. Nobody was stronger or quicker than anybody else. All this equality was due to the 211th, 212th, and 213th Amendments to the Constitution, and to the unceasing vigilance of agents of the United States Handicapper General.”
Analysis: This shows that the government making everybody equal wasn’t the best for the people. This shows that the citizens had no voice and were forced to follow unfair rules.