Blog Post #6

A dystopia can be defined as a society characterized by significant societal, political, or environmental problems that systematically oppress and marginalize certain groups of people. As exemplified by Iris Young’s “Five Faces of Oppression” and Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Iris Young’s framework delineates five dimensions of oppression—exploitation, marginalization, powerlessness, Continue reading

Majority rules

In Thomas Hobbes’s seminal work, “Leviathan,” he delves into the concept of governance, advocating for a social contract theory to maintain order in society. Hobbes famously described life without government as “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short,” highlighting the necessity of structured authority. His philosophy underscores the potential for abuse Continue reading

MY Utopia

In this utopian realm, a society unfolds with a seamless tapestry woven from the threads of patriarchal values. At first glance, everything appears harmonious, bathed in an illusion of tranquility. Beneath the veneer of perfection lies a structured world, tightly bound by traditional gender roles and expectations, with men at Continue reading


A dystopia is a fictional or speculative society characterized by significant societal, political, or environmental problems, often portraying a nightmarish or oppressive future.Dystopia stands as a multifaceted literary and conceptual genre, weaving intricate narratives that transcend temporal and cultural boundaries. Rooted in speculative fiction, dystopian tales provide a gripping lens Continue reading