The Hunger Games
Not just entertainment!
- Geography and globalization influence where, how, and why people live where they do
- Humans migrate, create cultural mosaics and balance the force of cooperation and conflict between different peoples
- Exploitation and competition over natural resources and interactions between major belief systems may create conflict
- People are a part of groups that gain and lose power over time, creating differing individual rights and varying degrees of freedom
To connect to unit 2, the districts and capital create a large mosaic where the capital is center of all power. The people of the districts had to migrate to the regions they are in to reach their resources but in turn created a mosaic of their social standing. To support the other point the capital "balances" the forces of cooperation and conflict with the Hunger Games. The capital says they have the Hunger Games to increase cooperation with the districts, but in reality they are just giving a brutal entertainment system. Though the Hunger Games does keep conflict between the capital and districts at bay, until Katniss shows up.
Next is unit 3, to connect is the conflict between the capital and districts in both ideas and natural resources. The capital holds control over all the resources in the world and uses it for themselves, this creates conflict between the districts because they don't have enough supplies for themselves to survive. This becomes more evident when Katniss comes into play and her rebellion. And the conflict between ideas of each of the capital and district standards. The districts create conflict with the capital because they have such a low standard of living when the capital lives in luxury.
Lastly is unit 4, and to connect is how the capital loses power over the districts due to Katniss. Katniss causes this due to the rebellion she leads towards the capital and how the districts no longer listen to the capital. And this causes varying in the districts rights and freedoms, giving them more then when they were under the capitals full control.
Now will the Hunger Games society be attained in our world? Maybe, when it all goes down hill there will most certainly be others taking advantage and create some sort of order, whether majorly corrupt or less corrupt. It may not be exact with having the Hunger Games but it is certainly a possibility.