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Utopia

Developing a Perfect Society

What is a Utopia?
A utopia is the opposite of a dystopia. A utopia is a place, state, or condition that is ideally perfect in respect to politics, laws, customs, and conditions. The term has been used to describe both intentional communities that attempt to create an ideal society, and fictional societies portrayed in literature. Sometimes a fictional story may seem utopic, but upon closer examination, it is actually a dystopia!

Utopia: Examples
The film Pleasantville is an example of a utopia; however, by the end of the film, the society is not as perfect as it seems. Watch the video below to see what a utopia looks like in the folm.

Pleasantville

WHAT IS YOUR UTOPIA?


Watch the video below where people talk about their ideas of a utopia. Then, generate a paragraph where you discuss your ideal utopic society.