"There is evil in your bones, Equality 7-2521, for your body has grown beyond the bodies of your brothers"
they are going to understand when I show them, and they will forgive my sins.
He is six feet tall and for that he is a burden upon the society, they tell him that he was born with a curse. They have an anthem that tells them that being an individual is bad, and there is no such thing as thinking about yourself. "Ever have the teachers and the leaders pointed to us and frowned and said : "There is evil in your bone, Equality 7-2521""(Rand Pg: 18)
"We have given you a name in our thoughts, liberty 5-3000" "The golden one"
"What is our name" "nor do we call you equality 7-2521 when we think of you"
Equality 7-2521 sees a girl and starts to think about her constantly, they end up flirting in there own way. They are not supposed to speak to each other, that's why the women and the men are separated. They can not tell anyone what they are secretly doing.
Finally something that could change our society
Equality 7-2521 discovers a substance that he thinks could change the society, he discovered electricity. As he was trying to invent something he started to become more independent by finding something that go's against all laws.
Are you going to tell us? **Whipp, Whipp**
Equality 7-2521 ends up having a secretive conversation with liberty 5-3000, they tell each other what there nicknames or each other are. Both of there nicknames for each other has a meaning to it. She shows him that she cares for him by trying to give him some water, he kisses her hand. "We have given you a name in our thoughts liberty 5-3000, The golden one" "What name have you given us? "the unconquered"" (Rand Pg: 55-56)
With the first discovery he invented some thing.....a light bulb. He thinks of all of the things he can do with his invention, and he starts to think that he cant waste time on sweeping the streets. He was thinking that he shouldn't keep it a secret and when the world council scholars meet in the city they will see, understand and forgive.
At this point Equality 7-2521 has been caught, he has forgotten to keep track of the the sand and the silence against the sky. The eldest of the council question and he would not tell them, so he did not question him and took him to the corrective detention to whip him until he tells them where he was.