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Anarres

Anarres is a moon near the planet of Urras. Anarres is a world that has mountains and oceans, but there is very little natural plant or animal life on it. Anarres is settled by a group of revolutionaries from Urras who follow the writings of a woman named Odo. On this planet, they do not believe in a structured government. Instead, the people are encouraged to live their lives in peace and freedom, choosing the jobs they wish to do and the people they wish to be with. On Anarres, everyone is encouraged to avoid materialism and pride. The children live in dormitories so they learn to get along with others. Adults are free to choose the mate they want, but there is no marriage, only partnerships that can be dissolved as easily as they began. On Anarres, people are assigned jobs in their field of choice and...

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