Freud’s premise that any form of government is inherently repressive of human nature is a provocative statement. While it is true that governments, by their very nature, exercise power and impose certain limitations on individuals, it is overly simplistic to conclude that all forms of governance are fundamentally oppressive to Continue reading

Form of government

A democracy would, in my opinion, be the kind of government that is least dystopian. A democracy enables the populace of the nation or community to select the leaders they desire. This makes it possible for the populace to have fair representation and stops power abuse. The people have the Continue reading


I original stated that dystopia represents what happens if a good intention goes wrong. However I now define dystopia as imaginary society  characterized by oppressive, dehumanizing, and often totalitarian conditions that provoke a sense of despair and hopelessness. A dystopian society is marked by oppressive governance, dehumanization of its citizens, Continue reading


Given that it operates on the same principles of oversight, control, and regulation as panopticism, the workforce system in contemporary society might be viewed as a manifestation of this phenomenon. In his book “Discipline and Punish,” Michel Foucault established the social theory of panopticism, which outlines a system of power Continue reading

Is climate change oppression?

Climate change, if caused by the actions of humans, can be considered a form of oppression because it disproportionately affects certain communities and individuals who are often marginalized and vulnerable, such as those living in poverty, indigenous communities, and people of color. These groups may have fewer resources to adapt Continue reading


 I think the intention of a dystopian condition could have been positive however the outcome is bad. Having watched multiple movies that display dystopian ideology and watching the class lecture, I believe dystopia represents what happens if a good intention goes wrong.  Often seen in movies the individuals that are Continue reading