As time goes on, attempts at a utopian society have failed and that means that not only have utopias been created but that dystopias have arrised. Each one is set and planned to be a utopia that only ends up taking another course and turning into a dystopian society. Utopias usually end. Trapped: Blinded by The Dark A Dystopian Society is a civilization that dehumanizes individuals and strips them of their individuality.
The word utopia comes from the Greek words ou , meaning "no" or "not," and topos , meaning "place. Dystopia , which is the direct opposite of utopia, is a term used to describe a utopian society in which things have gone wrong. Both utopias and dystopias share characteristics of science fiction and fantasy, and both are usually set in a future in which technology has been used to create perfect living conditions. However, once the setting of a utopian or dystopian novel has been established, the focus of the novel is usually not on the technology itself but rather on the psychology and emotions of the characters who live under such conditions. Although the word utopia was coined in by Sir Thomas More when he wrote Utopia , writers have written about utopias for centuries, including the biblical Garden of Eden in Genesis and Plato's Republic , about a perfect state ruled by philosopher-kings.
The authors do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and have disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Dystopian fiction is hot. Does this popularity signal that people think they live in a dystopia now?
Since this incident there have been many instances of people in authority racially profiling blacks, which consequently often leads to police brutality. All of these men were unarmed and unjustly killed. Protests started to pop up around many major cities in the USA, demanding for the police force and government to change their ways.