Dystopia

An imagined society that is bad and has great suffering . The world is  not a perfect place and we are always under control or being watched .The government is always trying to take over .George Orwell’s 1984 is a true depiction of what the world will be .For example ,the Continue reading

The Purge is Dystopian

In The Purge, America is depicted as a dystopia that is sustained by an annual holiday known as the “Purge”.The government officials allow all crimes to be legal for a total of 12 hours. Poor people are targets, because they don’t have the means to defend themselves.The demonstration of human Continue reading

Eco’s Ur-Fascism

Ur-fascism is a term that describes the many historical forms of fascism.Umberto listed 14 basic properties of fascist ideology. Eco lived through fascism and correctly identifies major elements. Many aspects run parallel with things happening in the US and other parts of the world today. One of the main aspects Continue reading

Groups

I have worked on a few group projects in college, but not too many. I only experienced working in groups virtually, never in an in-person setting. It has always been somewhat uncomfortable sometimes depending on who I work with. I feel like it helps when you have more than one Continue reading

Freud

      In Sigmund Freud’s “Civilization and Its Discontents” the author explains his perspective by naming what seems to be tension by holding the civilization and individual. He asserts that this tension stems from the individual’s quest for freedom and to not conform to something and civilizations’ quest for uniformity and repression. Continue reading