New Definition of Dystopias

My definition of dystopia at the beginning of this semester was “ Dystopia is often portrayed as being an advanced society with robots and top-of-the-grade weapons and restrictions. While that might become an unfortunate reality in the future, as of right now I think it’s safe to argue that we Continue reading

Kind of Thinker You Are?

Robinson introduces 4 different kinds of thinkers in his article “Dystopias Now.” I think I resonate most with the anti-anti-utopia thinker. Robinson starts off the article talking about dystopias and how they are directly different from a utopia. It is pretty evident that there is a lot wrong in society Continue reading

Giving Up Privacy

People usually give up some privacy with the notion in my mind that they get something equivalently better in return. Normally speaking, privacy is a very respected and personal thing that people love to keep to themselves. In today’s day and age, privacy is compromised left and right, especially with Continue reading

Five faces of oppression

The 5 oppressions that Young mentions are a very accurate representation of some major problems that America is filled with currently. In summary, Young explains that the five oppressions are exploitation, marginalization, powerlessness, cultural imperialism, and violence. In terms of exploitation, first it should be a crime in itself to Continue reading

Truth about dystopia-

Dystopia- “an imagined world or society in which people lead wretched, dehumanized, fearful lives” (definition given by Merriam- Webster dictionary) Oftentimes dystopia, in books and movies, is introduced with a government regime that tends to single-handedly control and brainwash the entirety of a country/population. We might meet a few people Continue reading