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What is this classic story/debate called?

Asked by RedPowerLady (12566points) October 20th, 2010

What is this classic story/debate called?

It’s about a Utopia society but in the end you find there is a child locked away and that everyone sharing the secret is what keeps it a Utopia.

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Aesthetic_Mess's avatar

Utopia by Thomas More?

flutherother's avatar

I think it is the short story by Ursula Le Guin The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas

aprilsimnel's avatar

Yes, as @flutherother says, that’s the one.

Hey, @RedPowerLady! Hi!

RedPowerLady's avatar

Thanks!! I’ve been looking for that.

@aprilsimnel Hi!! :)

crisw's avatar

Yep- great story!

Trivia- spell Omelas backwards and you will have an idea where Ursula K. LeGuin was when she read a road sign backwards that gave her the name for her city…

Fyrius's avatar

Doesn’t that sum up every last Utopia story and their dog?

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