In December 1916, Lieutenant Said Ahmed Mukhtar al-Ba’aj, an Ottoman officer, and Arab Muslim soldier who defected to the Russian Army testified about his role in the deportation of Armenians from Trebizond and Erzerum.
Suppose the government were to use its power to ensure that no one was superior to anyone else. Would such a society be fair to individuals? Would it be just? American author Kurt Vonnegut offers answers to such questions through this 1961 science fiction story.