Comparison Of My Utopia

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A utopia, as defined by Dictionary.com, is “any visionary system of political or social perfection.” The keyword in this definition is “visionary,” or imaginary, which means that anyone can have their own version of a utopia. Hypothetically, even if we had unlimited resources at our disposal and there were no political or societal obstacles in our way, it still could never happen based on the simple fact that a society could never decide on which version of a utopia is best. One utopia might sound like a personal form of prison for another. This is why I chose to focus more on how people think and act in my utopia, rather than limiting personal freedom, living in a specific location, or creating a rigid structure in which the society follows.…show more content…
History shows us that the citizens who contribute the most in a society are independent thinkers who are not afraid of voicing their findings or opinions. If everyone thought or acted the same way, in fear of offending others, civilizations would never change- never improve. People in today’s society are often offended much too easily and take disagreeing opinions too seriously- to the point where some are considering censorship across varying medias. This is why in my society, individuality and expression of opinion would never be oppressed and acceptance of differences would be taught at an early age, along with the importance of treating others with respect and fairness. Appearance, age, or status would not be valid grounds for negative judgment; People are distinguished and valued based on personality and the way they present themselves. There will be no cruelty for any organism and everything is done humanely and in good morality- especially when it comes to our food. Every source would be monitored to make sure nothing is being depleted and waste would be disposed of properly. Nature would not be tampered with or destroyed by human hands and all our products would be cruelty free. Everyone would have what they need, but if they choose to have more, they can work for it. Above all, it is important that my society is not only aware of how valuable our…show more content…
This is because my government would be small and its citizens would mainly take care of themselves unless they are physically or mentally unable. I am a firm believer in that government should be afraid of the people and if it isn’t, then the people should be wary of imperiousness. My philosophy is mostly summed up through the famous quote from John Basil Barnhill, “When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny.” The citizens of my utopia will control their government by maintaining a strong democracy in which citizens have every say in what is approved or established by majority vote. Furthermore, there would be similar aspects of modern America’s checks and balances system, the Constitution, and the court system would also be fairly similar. However, my systems would all be more just than I can give our current systems credit for. There are too many hidden agendas and lying politicians in our government today. Nothing would be hidden from the people in my utopia and the government would be explicit and transparent in
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