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Any visionary system embodying perfect political and social order
utopia
wise philosopher who govern's Plato's ideal city in the Republic
philosopher-king
In marxist political theory, the ideal society in which wealth is distributed according to principle "from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs."
classless society
In marxist theory, the political stage immediately following the workers' revolution, during which the communist party controls the state and defends is against a capitalist resurgence or counterrevolution; leads into pure communism and the classless society
dictatorship of the proletariat
a school of psychological thought that holds that the way people act is determined by the stimuli they receive from the environment and from other persons and that human or animal behavior can be manipulated by carefully structuring the environment to provide positive stimuli for desired behavior and negative stimuli for unwanted behavior
behavioral psychology
the carefully programmed use of towards and punishment to instill desired patterns of behavior in an individual or an animal
behavioral engineering
the characteristics that human beings have in common and that influence how they react to their surroundings and fellow humans
human nature
the science of controlling the hereditary traits in a species, usually by selective mating, in an attempt to improve the species
eugenics
a society whose creators set out to build the perfect political order only to discover that they cannot remain in power except through coercion and by maintaining a ruthless monopoly over the means of communication
dystopia
a marxist category of analysis describing what happens after capitalism is overthrown, private property and social classes are abolished, and the need for coercive state power supposedly disappears
withering away of the state