Utopia Essay Topics

Role of War in Society

Both The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli and Utopia by Thomas Moore examine the role and the importance of war to maintain a strong and successful society. More (via Hythloday) believes that war should be the last option and is not needed in a safe and happy government without the help of auxiliaries and mercenaries while… View Article

Thomas More’s Utopia

Thе Utоpіа іs а sоphіstіcаtеd lіtеrаry gаmе, аnd аs such іt dеmаnds sоphіstіcаtеd rеspоndеd frоm thоsе whо dеcіdе tо tаkе pаrt іn іt. Chіеf аmоng thеsе plаyеrs аrе thе wrіtеrs оf thе prеfаtоry еpіstlеs. Іntеrеstіngly, twо prіmаry functіоns оf lіtеrаry gаmеs іn thе іncrеаsіngly cеntrаlіzеd еаrly mоdеrn stаtе аrе tо еncоurаgе thе sоcіаlіzаtіоn оf іts… View Article

Utopia, Euthanasia and the Catholic Church

Pretend for a moment you are a sailor, you have been at sea for about two months and you can not wait to get home. Suddenly a terrible storm rolls in on the horizon, you do not panic thinking it will pass. However, it hits your ship with a vengeance, throwing people over board at… View Article

Analysis of Sredni Vashtar and Such a Pretty Little Picture

_Sredni Vashtar_ and _Such a Pretty Little Picture_ are short stories whose main heroes share a common character trait: they both dream about a world where they can finally be free. Both of them live in a reality in which they do not feel happy and they use their imagination to escape from their forlorn… View Article

Methods of Suppression in 1984

George Orwell’s anti-utopian novel 1984 paints a picture of a society in which the individual has no freedom, hope, or feeling. Three super states called Oceania, Eurasia, and Eastasia, divide and ravage the earth with perpetual war between them. The story takes place in Oceania, which consists of the Americas as well as Great Brittan…. View Article

Gattaca and Orwell’s 1984 compared

Although the distopias of Orwell’s Oceania and Niccol’s not to distant American city are in many ways similar in the sense of totalitarianism. The systems of control are quit different. Orwell’s world seems to be an overbearing socialist police state where as, the world in Gattaca is almost total control by science. The two pieces… View Article