How is the society in the book responsible for the current rules on time?

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The society in “’Repent, Harlequin!’ said the Ticktockman” is a society in which the members of that society have sacrificed personal liberty for order and timeliness. The story is representative of the constant tension between being able to do as one wishes and adhering to the rules of society for the collective benefit of all the members of society.

Humans are group animals. We depend on group structure for survival....

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