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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
Also see Dystopia
French Science-Fiction / Science-Fiction Française
120 books — 29 voters
Immortality In Science Fiction
27 books — 36 voters
FICTION Books That Opened Your Eyes To A Social Or Political Issue
283 books — 179 voters
“ Europe, it is true, is a geographical and, within certain limits, an historical cultural conception. But the idea of Europe as an economic unit contradicts capitalist development in two ways. First of all there exist within Europe among the capitalist States – and will so long as these exist – the most violent struggles of competition and antagonisms, and secondly the European States can no longer get along economically without the non-European countries. ... At the present stage of development ...more ”
“ Basically, if you're not a utopianist, you're a schmuck. ”
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[close] This group explores, discusses, and provides a forum for humanist science fiction. Humanist science fiction and, by extension, transhumanist science fiction explore themes central to human improvement, expansion, and transcendence. While humanist science fiction, like all good storytelling, pits characters agains great challenges, its drama derives from the challenges inherent in being human in a complex universe; it needn't reach for tropes of petty villainy, the forced drama of poor choices, or readymade dystopias. It expressly avoids the supernatural or, at least, declares that the supernatural is natural. Discuss futurist ideas, works of humanist science fiction, and the challenges of humanist storytelling.
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[close] Utopian/ Dystopian Novels Fun Novels for Theme Parties! Hallowell, ME
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Young Authors, come forth! Free role-play with mods and non-mods! Free-writing and ask for membe…more
[close] Young Authors, come forth! Free role-play with mods and non-mods! Free-writing and ask for members' opinions! Improve your writing whilst having fun! Questions? Ask!
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