Based on what I’ve learned and experienced this semester, dystopia means a world where society and individuals are effected by technology and strange rules given by the government. According to the “Five Faces of Oppression” by Iris Young, a dystopia society clearly emphasizes exploitation, marginalization, powerlessness, cultural imperialism, and violence. Continue reading

Is American Higher Education dystopian?

I do believe that American higher education is a dystopian. This is because higher educational is very expensive and many struggle to even attend school in order to have a better future. This creates the gap between poor and wealthy. However, even after attending college many can experience high levels Continue reading

Government??

Our government is a form of a democracy. This is why I believe that our government is the least dystopian. Within the United States of America, our democracy allows individuals to have rights, however the superior stay in power. Our economy reminds me of how the people with the most Continue reading

Ur-Fascism in our Society

I believe that Ur-Fascism currently exists in the world today. Ur-Fascism still exists within our government and within certain laws. The government indirectly abuses their citizens by using methods of oppression. For example, our society has a strong and negative impact on us, especially through social media. This is one Continue reading

Human Nature (Freud)

I agree with Freud’s premise that any form of government is, ultimately, repressive of human nature. I believe human nature is based on what people view and the type of environment they surround themselves in. This proves Freud’s statement about the government and laws that influence people. For example, our Continue reading

Oppression exist in America today!

I believe the five categories of oppression still exist within our society today. Exploitation emphasizes the theory of superior versus inferior. For example, the CEO of amazon clearly takes advantage of his employees by paying them minimum wage as he continues to get rich off of their labor. This can Continue reading

Modern Suspenseful World

Dystopia means a world where society and individuals are effected by technology and strange rules given by the government. The film “The Giver” emphasizes the Webster definition of a society being dehumanized. The people within this society were restricted to a certain lifestyle of sameness without violence. The government also Continue reading