The Question and Answer section for Anthem is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I'm sorry, I do not understand your question as written. Equality is unable to be in the government because the Coouncil of Vocations has set him another task. Equality is unable to choose his own vocation because of the society in which he lives....
The palace had rusty old locks that were easy to break. Equality really wanted to get his glass box to show to the World Council of Scholars and prove what he has done.
Equality still wants to take his box to the Home of the Scholars and hand them his journal as a confession. He wants to try and convince them to take his invention seriously and begin a new age of enlightenment.