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  • n. Plural form of utopia.


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  • Were this not the case we would all be living in utopias entirely free of prejudice, as there would be no counterforce to the efforts and abilities of individuals to dismantle prejudice, in themselves and others, as and when they recognise it as unjust.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • "The problem with utopias is that I start looking for the pile of bodies behind the dumpster."

    Looking Backward: Dissent and the American Panopticon

  • The problem with utopias is that I start looking for the pile of bodies behind the dumpster.

    Looking Backward: Dissent and the American Panopticon

  • His later Oz books reflect the Gilded Age's interest in utopias, as in Edward Bellamy's Looking Backwards.

    The Creativity of L. Frank Baum

  • The obnoxious, militaristic mindset of the Freehold and the creepiness of the Uchidans made them pariahs in human space and each culture got settled on some out of the way dust-balls to pursue their "utopias" in peace until The Shoal invoked the "evacuation clause" on the Uchidans planet and the Consortium settled them on another continent on the sparsely populated Freehold planet.

    The Dakota Merrick Series: "Stealing Light and Nova War" by Gary Gibson (reviewed by Liviu Suciu)

  • In the collectivist "utopias" they are the only ones who have any wealth, and they are the "ubermenschen" and rule along side with the political deities of the realm:

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • It seems unlikely, then, that these "utopias" can ever actually be utopian for anyone except those who have disengaged from the possibility of improving the actual world that we live in.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • But don't assume he was evangelising that the web would bring this about or be at the centre of this network of temporary, autonomous 'utopias':


  • In a sense they were "social bandits," although their base communities were not traditional peasant societies but "utopias" created almost ex nihilo in terra incognita, enclaves of total liberty occupying empty spaces on the map.


  • In earlier work, Gualdoni investigated failed utopias of Modern architecture, portraying decayed, imploded buildings crumbling into pools of paint.

    Sharon L. Butler: NYC Gallery Visit: Angelina Gualdoni at Asya Geisberg


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