Like many other dystopian societies the World State is under disguise of being utopian. The governments control on one is so great that individuals of this society are conditioned and brainwashed into an emotionless feeling of happiness. This type of ruling is a complete dictatorship society, where everything is being manipulated according to the wishes of each Controller. The Controllers decide on the rules and laws to make sure everyone is happy. To the Controllers and their caste, the world one lives in is the ideal perfection where there is no room for acceptance of individuality. With individuality comes threat to those who rule. These threats are then sent away to a lonely island where they study their interest without harming the good of society.
One could look at the world we live in now as a dystopian society but it is being disguised in a utopian society. The government t...
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...eling of being truly happy would mean that one would have to face truth. For one to truly feel happiness one needs to come to the realization that if we continue to escape reality with short term coping mechanisms this world will degrade right in front of our eyes. Is not wanting to face the truth of reality really worth altering our society for the worst? One needs to consider that question when making the decision of letting the government control their life style or maintaining individuality within this society. We cannot continue on the path that we are on. Something needs to be done.
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