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Imagine a world where individuals are only expected to live up to 45 years of age. In the current culture, there are countries that experience this. In the book Anthem, by Ayn Rand; there are many factors like lifestyle, government, medicine, and education which lead to this. You'll find a couple of ways where the planet from the publication is similar and different to today's society. A reason why life expectancy is so short in the novel is because of the "Good Rebirth", the "Great Rebirth" led into a brand new world that does not have machines or electronics. Due to this there was a lack of medication. Life expectancy is so short in this particular society since there is not any advanced medicine. They believe that by cutting them open and let them bleed the infections would go away. In reality, this would cause someone to bleed to death. This relates to people because initially we did not know much about medicine or technology, which lead to many deaths. Now, our society has greatly improved since medication has been significantly developed and diseases that were once thought to be incurable now have a cure. Also, educa...