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Copy of Utopia vs. Dystopia
Transcript of Copy of Utopia vs. Dystopia
First let's start with Utopia! In a Utopian world, there exists a council that is only concerned with the greater good of the people. It is selfless in its purposes and focuses only on bolstering the people. Utopia, in greek, literally means place that does not exist.
Why might it mean this?
Now lets explore this definition of a utopia compared to Dystopia Dystopia is a word created directly from Utopia, and as a result it has Utopia's complete opposite meaning In general, a Dystopian society holds no equality and fairness. It possesses brutal cruelty and discrimination. The qualities stated above, simply summarize the common Utopia and Dystopia, they do not function to represent every unique Utopia and Dystopia, but generalize every situation. Overall a Utopian world is one that holds an ideal state, and a Dystopian world holds a corrupt, and imperfect society. Can you think of a solid
reason why a utopian
society cannot ever exist? n On a sheet of loose-leaf paper,
answer these questions: 1)What are the five most important objects that you need in your everyday life?
2)What are five objects that you want in your everyday life?
3)Consider three of the top objects you listed above. What would it take for you to give them up for a week?
4)How would your life change if you were never allowed to own or use those objects again?
5)How might someone convince you that you never needed any of the things you listed for the rest of your life?
6)What circumstances might cause you to accept that you were never able to own them or acquire them for the rest of your life?