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Sci-Fi Essay 3The Librian society shown in the movie “Equilibrium” is highly stratified. The society is characterized by different hierarchical structures and varying degree of mobility. The systems ofstratification shown in the movie are class and caste system. The main character John Preston is shown as high classCleric whereas those people who lived outside of the city in “The Nethers” are shown as the lower class. In the movie, the First Class Clericsare shown far aboveor prestigious than common citizens or average police. In one of the scene where Cleric Preston was confronted by general police, it was clearly shown the evidence of class system. Here, without knowing that Preston belongs to First class Cleric, general Police used intimidation and used their power over him. But as soon as they know about the fact that Preston is First Class Cleric, they quickly bent their knees to his authority. I believe the system of stratification in Librian society is the Closed System. The Librian people have no control over their lives. It is

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