How do you define dystopia?

I define a dystopia as aĀ hypothetical universe in which moralĀ or dictatorial authority maintains oppressive societal control toĀ promoteĀ a flawless society. To recognize a dystopia, one must simply look upon the reality that is our current world. We have somehow tricked ourselves into thinking that a dystopia is only seen when the Continue reading

Podcast Reflection

When it comes to working in a group, I’d like to consider myself a team player. For the most part, I tend to not take the direct leadership role, but instead offer it up to others. My ideas and execution however, still remain abundant and intact. This was the case Continue reading

UTOPIA? NOPE.

It’s easy to say that thinking positive will promote better outcomes, but I find this hard to agree with. I feel like true progress comes with acknowledgment of the negative. True peace can only be obtained the processing of pain and wrong-doings. To look forward without looking back, is to Continue reading

Edward Snowden Right?

To me Edward Snowden was definitely right about privacy in the United States. His actions of exposing NSA documents is very admirable. But I guess that calls into questionā€¦should citizens exposing the government be held accountable? In one breath I want to say no because wrong is wrong and everyone Continue reading

The Purge

The united states in the purge is a considered a dystopia for the poor as all crime is legal for a 12 hour period. It all boils down to who can protect themselves, resulting in an even more violent divide between the rich and the poor. Both 1984 and The Continue reading

Government V.S. Society

Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud, believed that civilization (government) diminishes the liberty and freedom of the individual. We incorrectly believe that social structures promote and safeguard our liberties, whereas in fact they restrict them, causing significant dissatisfaction. The demands of civilization require us to give up our instincts; as we know Continue reading

The Gaze of Reality

Dystopia – A hypothetical universe in which moral or dictatorial authority maintains oppressive societal control to promote a flawless society. To recognize a dystopia, one must simply look upon the reality that is our current world. We have somehow tricked ourselves into thinking that a dystopia is only seen when the world is doused in Continue reading