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Fallen Societies Essay

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Imagine a world with overbearing leaders, poverty, and social judgements? In different societies there are many different reasons that they could fall. Social injustice, corrupt government, and poverty are some of the different reasons that will be written about. In Divergent, Rome and Nazi,Germany there were similar downfalls between all of the societies. There are many ways for different societies to fall; social injustice, corrupt government, and poverty.

Although there are many different reasons that a society could fall due to different political reasons. For example; a society could fall due to corrupt leadership abilities like, both Divergent and Nazi,Germany did. In the book ...view middle of the document...

The Dauntless leaders are power hungry, they would do anything for power. Even taking down Abnegation, when the Erudite asked for their soldiers they had to say yes because it would get them more power and make them more “superior” than the other factions. Like Nazi, Germany this society was corrupt in leadership qualities. In Nazi,Germany Hitler was the leader at the time. Hitler lead the people of Germany to believe he was a great and loyal leader. He had gave the poor food, made new entertainment places, gave the citizens of the society entertainment. But his plans were different than what the citizens of Germany at the time were thinking of. Hitler want power, and he would do anything to get it. He had ran the Jews in hiding and was killing people off one by one to get what he wanted. He wanted to be the dictator of Nazi, Germany and he got his wish. Soon after the got everyone to like him, he got others to believe the Jews and other people were bad and were plotting against him. After awhile, he turned his leadership into a tranny and was killing many different people to get more power and to become more fearful to others. According to the google doc, Society #1; “As tyranny spread across the society, the leaders and their collaborators persecuted and murdered millions of other people” ( Society #1, Google Doc).
Corrupt leadership is one of the many different qualities that can decline a society, unfortunately this made the society's of Divergent and Nazi, Germany fall. Although there is many different ways of societies falling in the political aspect, but there are many different ways to fall in the economical and social aspect.

Many different societies experience poverty, most of them are either in or were in poverty in some point of time. For example; Divergent and India both experienced poverty. Divergent and India experienced the same poverty, they both suffered through decline in resources and money. Poverty is a normal thing for extravagant societies. In Divergent, poverty wasn’t really an issue. They didn’t really have an economic system, but in Insurgent poverty turns into a huge deal. In Insurgent, they find out about a thing called a faction list. This faction list explains years and years of different information. Veronica Roth wrote; “ Something about her words hits me. I am sure she meant them as a threat, and a feeble one, but it rings in my head like it was something more - like she could easily have been talking about the amity, but about another oppressed group. The factionless. and as I look around the room, at every Dauntless soldier and every factionless soldier, I begin to see a pattern. ‘ Christina,’ i say ‘ the factionless have all the guns” (Pg. 518). They experienced less of poverty through money but poverty through lack of resources. While finding out the society is in poverty they also are at a state of which they have a lack of resources. In India, they experienced major poverty. They were at a lack of money...

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