Utopia

Utopia is an ideal community or society possessing a perfect socio-politico-legal system. The term has been used to describe both intentional communities that attempt to create an ideal society, and fictional societies portrayed in literature. It has spawned other concepts, most prominently dystopia. Many books that deal with "utopia" are actually putting out a plot or message of a "false utopia".

Also see Dystopia

Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World
Walkaway
Seven Surrenders (Terra Ignota, #2)
The Silver Siren (Iron Butterfly, #3)
The Will to Battle (Terra Ignota, #3)
Four Futures: Life After Capitalism
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City of Refuge (Maya Greenwood, #3)
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A Country of Ghosts
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The Giver (The Giver, #1)
Brave New World
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The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle #6)
1984
Island
Herland
Looking Backward: 2000-1887
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Fahrenheit 451
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G.K. Chesterton
[A] permanent possibility of selfishness arises from the mere fact of having a self, and not from any accidents of education or ill-treatment. And the weakness of all Utopias is this, that they take the greatest difficulty of man and assume it to be overcome, and then give an elaborate account of the overcoming of the smaller ones. They first assume that no man will want more than his share, and then are very ingenious in explaining whether his share will be delivered by motor-car or balloon.
G.K. Chesterton, Heretics

Marge Piercy
We can only know what we can truly imagine. Finally what we see comes from ourselves.
Marge Piercy, Woman on the Edge of Time

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