Time For a Change
Are Utopian societies really as good as people think?
A Utopian Society exists until someone decides that things should change.
First off, when people learn of how things used to be they realize that things are not good. For instance, in "Fahrenheit 451" Bradbury writes,
"Montag paced the floor and came back and squatted down and read the page as many as ten times, aloud. 'We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over; so in series of kindness there is at least one which makes the heart run over.' Montag sat listening to the rain" (Bradbury 67). Montag realizes that maybe books are a good thing and he later rebels against the government because he realizes that things should change and that burning books is wrong.
In addition to this, Jonas's life takes a new turn when he realizes that his dad kills. As Lowry states in "The Giver",
"He killed it! My father killed it! Jonas said to himself, stunned at what he was realizing," (Lowry 81). In "The Giver" Jonas notices that killing babies is not good and he finds out just how wrong and messed up his society really is. After this revelation he realizes that he need to find a way to make things change.