Does The Promise Of Paradise Produce Hell?

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Does the promise of paradise produce hell?

The modern reality of the cities is defined by complex urban, social and environmental problems. The era of intense urbanisation is associated with the phenomenon of the unregulated urban sprawl, globalisation and consumerism. Especially for the metropolis, for both, the developed and developing countries, there is overconcentration of the population in confined spaces, which leads to insufficient-available infrastructures of common utility, accommodation and transportation. This has become a fact that is causing problems with the living conditions, and enhances the negative environmental effects. Due to those problems, humanity tried to create a theoretical concept of the ‘ideal’ and an implement based on its achievement. This concept -known as utopia- was referring to ideal situations that are impossible or really hard to achieve. Unfortunately, in reality, utopianism promises a lot more than you can imagine. It aims to resolve long-lasting problems efficiently. It is using a mechanism run by the government in order to give instant solutions. It is hoping for an unselfish collaboration, which also miscalculates human selfishness and antithesis. It anticipates a change that will come from strategies designed from the upper authority but will not do anything to deal with the substantial problems of its base. There is a thin line between utopia and dystopia as dystopia is a utopia that has gone wrong, or a utopia that functions only…
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