Jonas assignment is being the Receiver. Being the receiver shows that you are a boss and that you can have memories.
He cannot tell anyone about his training. He cant go outside and play with his friends.
The Giver has locks on his door unlike everyone else. The Giver also has a bunch of paintings on his walls while everyone else has nothing. One more thing is that the Giver has a lot of books while the community only has three books. Overall his house was a lot better.
The Giver gives the Receiver memories about guns and an elephant. The Giver also gives the Receiver memories about death and cruelty.
The community wasn't allowed to make decision because of one main reason. That reason was because they didn't want people to make the wrong decision. Like throwing a recyclable into a trash can.
Seeing beyond is the ability to see the past. Seeing beyond also gives you the ability to see the future