Understanding Utopia

This is sort of a follow up to my earlier post – Dissecting Dystopia – but you don’t need to have read that for this to make sense. Ever since Sir Thomas More wrote Utopia in 1516 (that was before he was Lord Chancellor of England) the term Utopia has been used to describe an …

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Dissecting Dystopia

I was talking with some people (some very smart and lovely people, I should mention) about dystopias (a horrifying literary, or cinematic, setting, shown built on a socio-political commentary). It illuminated for me what had been bothering me about many other conversations I had partaken in, with other people, both on and off the net. …

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