The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas

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A utopia is a idea that is created by people to help coop with their lives and try to make their society as close as they can to a perfect world. In the short story The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas, it is described as a perfect world or utopia but as even a utopia it has flaws. In the town of Omelas it has happiness, religion, laughter, no wars or clergy. It is a town of peace and safety yet no one is cheerful; it has no reality to it. For this world seems like a fairy-tail their children were happy but young adults who lives were perfect. In a perfect society there should be laws that change with the technology and attitude of society. Its society should understand that without hate you cannot have compassion and without compassion there will be no love. Just like the child in the closet, they show the child no compassion. To know that this child keeps their whole society up just by abusing the natural law to live makes the child with the flute songs joy full. Yet while they listen they stop and simile but never speak to him. Without that child in the closet there could never be that child with the flute, how could there be happiness without the knowledge of being miserable. Though to know that even in a utopia the people that fall silent and walk out to a place that my not even exist to place even less imaginable.
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