Utopian Society

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  • Utopian Societies

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    for power and wealth. More describes Utopia as a pagan and communist society and discusses women’s rights, euthanasia, divorce, state-run education, and religious pluralism (More’s Utopia, 2013). Utopia was meant to be ironic, but to what extent is not clear (Sommerville, n.d.). While More was the first to use the word utopia, the concept had been around for much longer. Plato’s Republic was the model for many utopian stories. Written utopias can have many themes, such as humanistic, practical

  • utopian societies

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    perfect state of society, whose members live the best possible life. The perception of the concept utopia originated in the ancient world, where peoples desire to create or recreate an ideal society helped establish the utopian idea. The term was taken from Thomas More’s novel Utopia, published in 1551, where he characterized an ideal society established on equality, economic and political prosperity and where poverty and misery were wiped out. “A ‘nowhere land’, a perfect society in ‘another place’

  • Utopian Society

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    every culture has strived to achieve a Utopian society. A Utopian society is basically a society, which has surpassed aggression, war, hate, and crime while establishing “peaceful” and orderly communities. A Utopian society could not exist with the individuality that nature has bestowed on the human race. So long as humans remain unique in their state of mind, utopia is a mere fantasy. To work around this problem a society must adapt itself to achieve a utopian-like state. This can be achieved by one

  • Utopian Societies

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    Utopian Societies Utopia is defined as a perfect world. It’s when there are perfect people, living in a perfect place, under a perfect government. However, I believe that everyone has their own opinion on what a Utopian world would consist of. I may disagree with a peer, and the president of the United States may laugh at the Prime Minister’s ideas. We as imperfect humans, cannot have a perfect world, because we are flawed. So when you read my ideals of a perfect world, please keep in mind that

  • A Utopian Society

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    *fickle love The Blithedale experiment represented an admirable attempt to create a utopian society. The goal was to create an agrarian culture without class boundaries, competition or possibly even gender roles. Unfortunately, this experiment failed due to certain characteristics of the primary Blithedalers. Coverdale, Hollingsworth, and Zenobia possessed traits that impeded progression toward a utopian society.Their flaws were various but all led to the downfall of the Blithedale Farm experiment:

  • My Utopian Society

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    The Utopian land is divided into two main terrains: farmland and cities. The farmlands, of course, are where most of the country's resources are produced. The services of the economy, smithing, carpentry, clothmaking, etc., are mainly produced in the cities. Iron is the only resource which must be imported abundantly. All of the resources, except iron, that the nation requires, it produces on its own. The Utopians live a very simple lifestyle. They work, and in their spare time play games, read

  • Essay On Utopian Society

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    are beneficial to a small group or the whole society, those interests will guide and shape the future of this new society. As of today, human civilization has never before seen an advancement of as many aspects of our lives from living commodities, entertainment, services, technologies, and so on that seem to reflect a promising world of the future. However, at the same time, human history has also witnessed great turmoil and many setbacks in our society ranging from small-scale problems such as immorality

  • Literary Utopian Societies

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    Literary Utopian Societies “The vision of one century is often the reality of the next…” (Nelson 108). Throughout time, great minds have constructed their own visions of utopia. Through the study of utopias, one finds that these “perfect” societies have many flaws. For example, most utopias tend to have an authoritarian nature (Manuel 3). Also, another obvious imperfection found in the majority of utopias is that of a faulty social class system (Thomas 94). But one must realized that the flaws

  • Essay On Utopian Society

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    Therefore, the key to creating a successful utopian society lies in the participants themselves, their willingness to take part in the society. A profitable utopian must consist of a small cross-section of the larger population who are admitted by application as their specific trade or skill is needed to serve the community. When the population consists of only 100 hand-picked participants, currency is no longer required, and it is understood that all people must combine their specific talents to

  • Hutterites : A Utopian Society

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    so that they could spread the beliefs and customs of Christianity. They then Then they started to follow Anabaptism where their main beliefs were nonviolence, adult baptism and communal ownership of goods. With that said, the Hutterites are a utopian society because the community practices sameness they believe in equality for all citizens and strive to provide for everyone. To begin, the Hutterites are a utopia because they practice sameness. According to Hutterian Brethren, “The early traditional

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