Essays Tagged: "Utopia"

Cybertechnology: will it lead to a more equal society?

Despite many claims that the internet will lead to Utopia - to equality and democracy for us all, for many people in society this hasn't been born out ... se new technologies are being introduced (Miller et al).'Contrary to the fond delusions of many net utopians, information exchange on the Net does not automatically obliterate hierarchies through free ... literate hierarchies through free exchange of information across boundaries. Also, the Net is not a utopia of nongender, it is not a free space ready for colonization without regard to bodies, sex, ag ...

(9 pages) 212 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Utopia

Utopias are generally said to be societies in which the political, social andeconomic troubles hampe ... he state isthere to serve the people and ensure the peacefulness and happiness of everyone. Theword utopia, which means 'no place' in Greek, was first used to mean a perfect society in1516 in the publ ... k, was first used to mean a perfect society in1516 in the publication of Saint Thomas More's story 'Utopia'. The story depicted life asit was with its people and social institutions on an imaginary is ...

(8 pages) 190 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The soul. Open Letter of Apology

not tomorrow, not ever.Hostility grows from within to which an entity of peace can force upon such utopia, with just that; force. It shouldn't be sugar coated, but just bluntly said; as with a philos ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

My Golden Age. A personal essay

is like a dream that a person would like to live out. Many of these dreams tend to be similar to a utopia, or a perfect world. Due to the fact that their Golden Age is a perfect world, most of these ... y takes their life and alters it to a stage where there is no similarity between reality, and their utopia. I would do something a little bit different. You see, I would take my pre-existing life, a ...

(2 pages) 87 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Crime and Punishment "Is there not such a thing as crime?" Disdusses Crime and Punishment, by Feodor Dostoevsky, Beloved, by Toni Morrison, and Utopia, by Sir Thomas More

hree works of literature:Crime and Punishment, by Feodor Dostoevsky, Beloved, by Toni Morrison, and Utopia,by Sir Thomas More.To begin with an omniscient and philosophical frame of reference, crime is ... was a crime. It was not until the 1950's that Segregation actuallylegally became a crime.In More's Utopia, the laws are strictly established and enforced. Since this was a'perfect' society, there wer ...

(4 pages) 152 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

changing ideas of Utopia in "Animal Farm" by George Orwell

The definition of Utopia is 'no place.' A Utopia is an ideal society in which the social, political, and economic evil ... played in communist governments. In the novel, Animal Farm, by George Orwell Old Major's ideas of a Utopia are changed because of Napoleon's bad leadership.Old Major explains his dreams and ideas to a ... the years pass by there are more incidents that prove, Napoleon wants to have more power. Also the 'Utopia' idea is going away. Napoleon uses Snowball to blame for all his problems. When the windmill ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Summary of "A Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley

ortant ideas or themes of the novel. The Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning explains that this Utopia breeds people to order, artificially fertilizing a mother's eggs to create babies that grow i ... r, one of the ten men who run the world, explains some of the more profound principles on which the Utopia is based. One is that 'history is bunk'; the society limits people's knowledge of the past so ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Critical analysis of practical application of utopia in "Brave new world" by Huxley

Criticism of Practical Application of Utopia in Brave New World Aldous Huxley's Brave New World illustrates the loss of morality when esta ... ards are replaced by amoral criteria. In his novel, Huxley criticizes the practical applications of Utopia in actual society. Huxley's depiction of love, science, and religion support the ineffectiven ... iety. Huxley's depiction of love, science, and religion support the ineffectiveness of implementing Utopia in everyday life.In Brave New World, Huxley shows contempt for the human emotion of love. The ...

(5 pages) 129 0 4.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"A critique" of The Giver by Lois Lowry

The purpose of this book was to show us a possible version of a 'Utopia'. It was a fantasy oriented book, that was suppose to make you think about the possibilities ... here were many characters in this book the main one being Jonas. Jonas is a child in this supposed 'Utopia' who ends up with the most important assignment of all the 'Receiver of Memory'. The Receiver ... oo much authority.My evaluation of this book was that Lowry accurately portrayed a certain kind of 'Utopia'. A 'Utopia' that might not be that far off in the future. He used foreshadowing to keep the ...

(3 pages) 98 0 2.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Utopia Z (space station)

A well written report on a Utopia space-station. n/aUtopia Z: RecreationBesides being able to live comfortable and easily, the ... being able to live comfortable and easily, the people also have a lot of recreation to do, with in Utopia Z. All of the recreation, is located in the recreation dome, which is located between the Con ... needs.Although the dome has many attractions already, it still has extra space for future additions.Utopia Z: AgricultureSince Utopia Z, is a fully self-maintained unit, it is able to supply and grow ...

(11 pages) 53 0 2.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays

B.F. Skinner's Walden Two

Is it possible for psychologists to ever understand the human condition well enough to create a utopia by "engineering" human behavior? This is the challenge thrown out by behavioral psychologist, ... onse.For a man advocating a program with a formidable name like "behavioral engineering," Skinner's utopia promotes a great deal of freedom. There is no money and everyone consumes the goods of the so ...

(13 pages) 157 0 2.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Conformity Uncensored" Essay Comparing Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" and "1984" by George Orwell. Discusses the effects of conformity on society.

n to these subtle barriers was voiced. These books established the atmosphere and seductiveness of "utopia" and fear of the consequences of acting in the non-prescribed way through character developme ... unable to conform to the society's standards. These characters represent the authors' view of the 'utopia' as they see it with the veil of ignorance removed. In 1984, we start out with a character, W ...

(4 pages) 105 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Is Orwell's 1984 Utopian

every nation try to achieve ultimately? In most cases, it is a form of peace and security in life - utopia. In George Orwell's 1984 a society is described. Many of the characters would describe their ... George Orwell's 1984 a society is described. Many of the characters would describe their world as a utopian society, for technically it could be. However, Orwell's tedious tirade of mindless details, ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The essay "Values Vanish Into Thin Air" is based on the book "The Catcher In The Rye"(J.D. Salinger) and analyzes how Holden Caulfield criticizes the modern society in different ways

Dream" most people look for their whole life, although for the majority of thepeople this remains a utopia just out of reach. Modern society very nearly lost both its idealsand its sense of direction. ... him.Money and success have become the most important values of an American societysearching for the utopian "American Dream" that was an integral part of the Americanpropaganda machine during and befo ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Explain Plato's view of human nature and analyze the role it plays in the Republic.

ing comparisons between the individual and the city, Plato persuades the audience in justifying his utopia. According to Plato, the guardians, who will rule the city, must be distinguished from the re ...

(4 pages) 149 1 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

"Utopia: An Interaction Between Social Idealism and Realism"

Utopia is an ideal society where in the government, laws, and social settings is picture perfect. Si ... nd the perfect equation or solution to be able to establish or put into reality an ideal society or Utopia. From this, we can draw out that although utopia is an ideal kind of society, it is utterly u ... om this, we can draw out that although utopia is an ideal kind of society, it is utterly unreal for utopias cannot exist in a world full of unrest. In this paper, I presented a variety of ideas on Uto ...

(14 pages) 278 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

"Existence vs. Essence in A Brave New World"

branch from the individual's soul and mental power. This fundamental entity is nearly inevitable. A utopia is an imaginary society organized to create ideal conditions for human beings, eliminating ha ... for a society without imagination and emotion gives life diminutive value.At first inspection, the Utopia in Brave New World does seem perfect in many aspects. Unhappiness, intellectual curiosity, di ...

(7 pages) 106 1 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Utopia. The Ideal Society. My definition of an Utopian society and what it would consist of. (written after reading Thomas More's "Utopia")

A utopian society is a society which has perfect political and social order. When talking about a utop ... hings are equal, and no one or thing is any better than another. These are the grounds on which the utopian society can prevail.The foundation of the ideal society rests on the human mind. Knowledge b ... his society. Religion dies because people do not feel confused, inferior, or empty. Citizens of the utopia are content with knowing that they lack the knowledge of the overall scheme of things. Of cou ...

(3 pages) 224 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"1984" by Orson Wells

and its ability to rise above a corrupt and confining evil of an enemy.Orwell distorts the idea of Utopia, an ideal society where human beings live a perfect existence, and creates a fictional settin ...

(3 pages) 7760 0 2.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

George Orwell's "1984" and Margaret Atwood's "The Handmaids Tale" .

h undesirable distractions that contrasts occur in both Orwell an Atwood's portrayal of an intended utopia gone wrong,(dystopia).Hence as O'Brien expresses to Winston in order to allow him to realise ...

(8 pages) 92 0 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature