Kayla asked:

Does the anti-intellectual/anti-science sentiment of the book bother anyone else? Similarly, the implication that a theocratic dictatorship is preferable to a representative government?

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Amber Late to the party, but, oh my God, YES! It was killing me the entire time I was reading it, the anti-intellectualism. I haven't read this book since my freshman year of high school (and I'm a sophomore at university now), but I'm sure I'd rage even more over it, since I want to work in the academic field (as a professor, hopefully). It just made me want to scream. Being smart does not make you cold and evil!
Kristan Alexander not it does not bother me and what makes you think its a dictatorship???
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Emma It kind of is a dictatorship because they are forced to chose where they go and they are not aloud to go outside the gate somewhat like the hunger games
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