TV ads are slowly taking over your mind. The idea of a commercial is not to have you buy the product and just look at it, “it's to have a positive emotion, a perfect relationship, higher social status or an amazing experience” with this product. Just like in Harrison’s story, when he ran onto stage and took off his handicaps, this showed people who were watching, if you do this now, you’ll feel a lot better. And then he ending up dying. It’s good to pay attention to these kinds of things because you never no what good or bad things can make you feel a little to happy.
The article is describing the some of the weird rules of North Korea and how they strive to have a perfect country. Technology has also been cut from their country (besides state tv) and everyone has to watch the same thing. No communication with the “outisde world” and you pray your family doesn’t end up in jail because “if you commit a crime and try and escape your hideous prison camp, leaving your family behind, your entire bloodline for three generations are punished.“ This relates to the Harrison Bergeron story because they would only watch ballet on their tv and that’s the only channel you get. They also want equality, but North Korea takes it to the extreme.