Sci fi essay 2 - Sci-Fi Essay 2n on Movie Equilibrium In the movie Equilibrium a unique kind of Social Structure is shown The Librian people shares

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Sci-Fi Essay 2n on Movie “Equilibrium” In the movie “Equilibrium”, a unique kind of Social Structure is shown. The Librian people shares common geographical areas, political, cultures and formed a Society . After the world war III, people in Liberia were forced to live in a social structure, where citizens were made to follow specific norms, social roles and government monopoly. The main character John Preston belongs to this society where he is shown to play a role of Cleric status . His duty is to eliminate the “Sense offenders”- who doesn’t follow to take the daily dose of a drug “prozium”. His gender, age and race are examples of his ascribed status . Ascribed status is a status that comes at birth or receives involuntarily later in life. His position of top level cleric is his achieved status - a social position he achieved voluntarily to meet his personal satisfactions. As the movie moves on, Preston is shown to have a role conflict after he started feeling sense for the first time. After missing first dose of a drug prozium,

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