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    Imagine living in a society where individualism wasn't an acceptable concept. Picture a world where “I” wasn't a state of mind. This is the theme of Ayn Rand's Anthem, a dystopian novel set in the distant future. “We learned that the earth is flat and the sun revolves around it, which causes the day and the night. We learned the names of all the winds which blow over the seas and push the sails of our great ships. We learned how to bleed men to cure them of all ailments.” (Rand 23). This quote…

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    “Utopianism substitutes glorious predictions and unachievable promises for knowledge, science, and reason while laying claim to them all” Mark R. Levin. Utopianism refers to the improvement of social issues and to the questions of the imagination. Utopian writers or artists use their imagination and beliefs utilized by society, to create a world that emphasizes on perfection. The tendencies of people to conceptualize utopian societies is for the use of comparing current society to how humans…

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    Due to the fact that Italy didn’t have anywhere to keep the mentally ill, in 1922, the island was transformed into a mental asylum. The highly disturbed could be kept isolated from the mainland. The hospital was large and had a very impressive bell tower. Right when the asylum opened patients immediately began reporting sightings of the ghosts of the plague victims. Patients would be kept up at night because they were able to hear the tortured cries of the suffering spirits. These complaints…

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    Yrene Injustice

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    Interviewer: Today we have the pleasure of meeting with the esteemed healer who might one day control the healer Torre, a tower filed with the best healers our continent has to offer. So Yrene we can start with an easy question, How did you get to the healers place? Yrene: After I left home I planned to travel to the coast work up some money and take a ship to the southern continent to start becoming a healer, but I ended up stuck in a small city off the coast for a few years because I could…

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    Welcome to the Pledis Islands! The Pledis Islands are comprised of two main islands and twelve smaller islands in the Pacific Ocean, specifically at 42 degrees latitude and 162 degrees longitude. These islands where man made in 2012 by architect Sabine Toews, and have the smooth lines of traditional man made islands, as well as many natural features that truly make it unique. These islands generally experience a climate similar to that of the marine west coast, with warm summers, cool winters,…

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    provide background information of on the specific algae. Current research also analyzes the ecology of the algae, along with how the algae affects Hawaii's economy. Additional research explains the dietary shift by green sea turtles in the Hawaiian Island region and how that is significant to the gorilla ogo. Lastly, experiments and observations have given the most efficient efforts taken to remove the invasive algae. Thus, Gracilaria…

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    Soma In Brave New World

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    Our Modern Day Soma In Brave New World, author Aldous Huxley describes a drug called soma. Soma is taken by the majority of the World State’s population. This drug is often taken when someone is dealing with something “unpleasant”; it helps to relax them and keep them “happy”. However, soma has a dark side to it. The World State uses the soma to control the citizens by keeping them oblivious to the harsh reality of their world. Our entertainment is like soma’s effect on the citizens of Huxley’s…

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    Brave New World is a novel that encompases what it means to be a utopian society. A seemingly perfect world full of happiness, ease, and encouraged pleasure. Everything is uniform, decided and precise. Everyone fits a specific mold. Those who stray however, are set aside and exiled. Utopian societies have been attempted throughout history through various forms of government, all which eventually failed due to the fact that complete perfection cannot be achieved as long as there is free will. In…

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    Have you ever wanted to live in a world the could be considered “perfect” or made up your own little world in you head in which everyone is the same, hunger is never an issue, equality exists, no crimes, or conflicts, and best of all, no bad memories? In Lois Lowry's book, The Giver, Jonas and his family, along with the rest of their community, they live in a utopia like society where everyone has the same rules, there are no important choices they have to make, there’s no war, pain or conflict,…

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    A utopia is an idea of a perfect society, meaning everyone lives in peace and harmony. Unlike the book, Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline, which is based off of a dystopian society where people are selfish and degrading of everything and everyone. Based on the future, the book was lived through a virtual video game called OASIS where anything and everything is possible unlike the real world that he is scared to face. This game is his way of escaping the prison like schools and unstable economy…

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