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

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

Podcast Honesty

In group projects, I am very comfortable with sharing my opinions and thought. I love to hear my group members perspective. I am always open-minded because the ability to collaborate on ideas in order to make our project better excites me. This also allows me to improve my communication skills 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