Redefining Dystopia

Dystopia is defined as a societal structure in which a person or group of persons subject a portion, if not all, of the population to oppression with the intent to gain through conformity. I decided on this definition because I wanted to specify what, the doer, the receiver, the action, Continue reading

Climate Change and Oppression

According to, oppression is the exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust matter. This oppression is caused by people who abuse their earned, given, or (most times) self-appointed power. According to Oxford Languages, oppression is defined as the state of being subject to unjust treatment Continue reading

As Close as We’ll Get

At the beginning of the week, we discussed a Thomas Paine quote that describes government as a “necessary evil.” My opinion on this remains in agreement with this quote. No government will be perfect enough to meet the expectations and standards of everyone it serves. Because of this, I do Continue reading

Dystopian Living

Dystopia: a depressing, uniform society heavily controlled by a governing body. In my definition of dystopia, I made sure to include the words “depressing” and “uniform” because it is the first thing I think of when I hear or see the word. I imagine a world that lacks color and Continue reading