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Ameritopia (Chapter One – the Tyranny of Utopia)

Tyranny, broadly defined, is the use of power to dehumanize the individual and delegitimize his nature. Political utopianism[1] is tyranny disguised as a desirable, workable, and even paradisiacal governing ideology. 5,795 more words

Among the Atavists

If there is one especially lazy characterization among the many about Scotland’s independence referendum, it is the description of the Yes movement as motivated by ‘atavistic ethnic tribalism’ or the like. 1,125 more words

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Why Worry When You Can Pray

I am often asked, “How can you stay focused so intently upon the situations and circumstances surrounding America’s current condition of managed decline without succumbing to the mind-chilling depression it warrants?” 1,496 more words

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Cyber Utopian-ism

In this week, we explored the impact of advancements in the Internet and computer capabilities upon the growth of the global information network. One of the significant results of the growth is the up rise of a new type of society, the network society. 420 more words

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Wikileaks and technological solutionism

Wikileaks is an international, non-profit organization that is based entirely online, and aims to provide secret information and classified that has been leaked from governments around the world to the public. 345 more words

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INDIGESTIVES: Dangeous Utopias

As a kid in a Christian school, unread in the Bible, my English teacher asked us to give our opinion in a show-and-tell about the one thing we dreamed the world could be. 1,500 more words

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