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Unformatted text preview: eventually it collapsed. It resembles communism. In my understanding of the reading I feel that all this was done to help so that the plague did not keep infecting more people of the town, but that is to an extent. I believe that once they took away their free will by locking the homes from the outside is when it went too far. They could have easily left it to the towns people to stay inside during hours designated by the magistrate but power goes to peoples heads and I think that is why this took the nasty turn toward resembling communism like it did....
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- Fall '07