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11 Harsh Realities About The World Of Harry Potter

We're blowing the lid off this totalitarian regime! Once you peel back the layers of child-like wonder, it kind of sucks to be a wizard.

1. Wizards live in a caste society.

2. The government controls everything.

3. And they appoint officials without public elections.

4. Wizards and witches are actively kept ignorant.

5. Which means everyone works for the government.

6. Your political affiliations affect your pay rate.

7. A lack of functional economy limits social mobility.

8. The government spies on citizens, keeps records.

9. Muggle xenophobia is rampant.

10. Azkaban is used to threaten the wizarding populace.

11. And fear-mongering propaganda is the norm.