Utopian societies

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  • Utopian Societies Impact

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    Utopian communities have had an incredible impact on both American society and various recognized religious sects throughout the United States as a whole. Many people saw, and still see, democratic government as unfair, leaving the poor behind to become poorer while the rich continued to get richer; they felt a change in work and fairness was officially in order. Utopian societies were created with commendable intentions, and their idea of the perfect cooperative society is an attractive conference

  • Utopian Societies: Brook Farm

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    social movements to remake and reform mainstream American society as a whole. No group of women, however, expanded to new territory as much as certain utopian societies allowed them to. These settlements sprang up in the 1830s and 1840s and called for radical changes in women’s sexual and reproductive lives. These societies were not based on the nuclear family and posed challenges to conventional notions of marriage. These utopian societies were the Shakers, the Oneida community, and the Church of

  • It Is Impossible To Create A Utopian Society

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    More when it appeared as a title to one of his novels. More was familiar with the Greek language, considering that the roots of the word utopia are ou meaning not, and topos meaning place. Together the words translate to “no place” or “nowhere,” ("Utopian Literature...Fiction"). In his novel, More explains that a utopia is anything but perfect. “The ultimate moral of the story is that the “perfect place” is “no place,”("Why Did Thomas... "Utopia"?"). More focused on the human imperfections, and deteriorating

  • The Utopian Society In Plato's Republic

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    The first work describing a utopian society was Plato’s Republic. It is a description of a society with an environment as preferable and equal as one could imagine. Also, the Republic consists of a model for social, governmental, legislative and resource distribution rules necessary for the society to keep its sustainability. Characterized by its fixed system of social classes the model of society that is presented in Republic could be perceived by contemporary standards as dystopian. Taking into

  • Humanities’ Irrational and its Effects on a Utopian Society

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    human psyche is divided into rational and irrational drives. Courtesy of Sigmund Freud, it is divided into the id, ego, and super-ego. According to Freud, although the super-ego controls the other two to present ourselves in a rational state within society, the id often tends to be out of complete control by the conscious, making it an unconscious action. For Freud, it’s the recognition that the irrational is there, that it must be controlled to take over. Man’s aggressive nature does tend to overpower

  • My Utopian Society Essay

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    The Utopian land is divided into two main terrains: farmland and cities. The farmlands, of course, are where most of the country's resources are produced. The services of the economy, smithing, carpentry, clothmaking, etc., are mainly produced in the cities. Iron is the only resource which must be imported abundantly. All of the resources, except iron, that the nation requires, it produces on its own. The Utopians live a very simple lifestyle. They work, and in their spare time play games, read

  • Engels Inspired Utopian Society Essay

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    contains a society with minimal government involvement and a technological driven life. It outlines a life where the imperfections of capitalism is absent thus leading to a happy, ideal life. Capitalism is an economic system where private ownership is permitted to allow exchange of goods and services in a monetary system surrounded by competition (Dictionary 1). Technology would solve world issues in this ideal society such as having clean energy. With little opposition, people in this society would be

  • Suzanne Collins Mockingjay : A Utopian Society

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    Utopia? Can it ever really happen? A society that is perfect, where everything is equal and everyone is happy, where there’s no disagreements, no arguments, no fighting or riots, everything is simply and truly perfect. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, this is a utopia and it is in fact too good to be true. We can never achieve a utopian society without restricting the rights of people, the opinions of people, and expunging the freedom that people have come to accept as normal, or what

  • What Role Does Technology Play In A Utopian Society

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    In a theoretical technologically advanced utopian society, we must come to realize that machines will be a very big role in our society. From transportation to police, machines will be largely involved in every part of this society. Many depictions have been made of such a society in movies and novels. They all seem to follow a similar path; people distance themselves from each other, hiding behind technology. With technology growing rapidly, there will be a shortage of jobs, meaning there must be

  • A Utopian Society

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    A utopian society is amongst many things that we as humans strive towards. In an ideal world, a society where everyone is treated equally and sin does not exist, is the definition of a perfect society. However, what many people neglect to understand is that they are striving to reach a goal that is nearly impossible to accomplish. A utopian society is nearly impossible to have because of power imbalances, different values, and the existence of sin. All of which are a part of human nature, and controlling