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Utopia05

  1. 1. Utopianism <ul><li>Presented by </li></ul><ul><li>Matt Dondelinger </li></ul><ul><li>Everett Thompson </li></ul><ul><li>Randy Bowersock </li></ul><ul><li>Matt Frietas </li></ul>
  2. 2. Utopianism <ul><li>Def </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Reason </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Secular </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Religious </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fantasy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Simpson’s Game </li></ul>
  3. 3. Definition <ul><li>u·to·pi·a -- a noun </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An ideally perfect place, especially in its social, political, and moral aspects. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A work of fiction describing a utopia. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>dys·to·pi·a </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An imaginary place or state in which the condition of life is extremely bad, as from deprivation, oppression, or terror. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A work describing such a place or state: “dystopias such as Brave New World” (Times Literary Supplement). </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. History <ul><li>The term utopia, coined by Thomas More in his book by that name in 1516, is a play on Greek words.  It can mean either a &quot;no place&quot; or a &quot;good place,&quot; or perhaps a &quot;good no place.&quot; </li></ul>
  5. 5. Reasons For Utopia <ul><li>Vast changes in given </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Political system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Examples: Western Roman Empire, Soviet Union, Hunns, and USA </li></ul>
  6. 6. Secular Examples <ul><li>Democracy </li></ul><ul><li>Communism </li></ul><ul><li>Dictatorship </li></ul><ul><li>Capitalism </li></ul><ul><li>Socialism </li></ul>
  7. 7. Religious Examples <ul><li>Enlightenment </li></ul><ul><li>Heaven </li></ul><ul><li>Islam </li></ul><ul><li>Judaism </li></ul><ul><li>Wicken </li></ul><ul><li>Occult </li></ul>
  8. 8. Animal Kingdom Examples <ul><li>Ant colonies </li></ul><ul><li>Bee colonies </li></ul><ul><li>Termite colonies </li></ul><ul><li>Monkeys and Apes </li></ul><ul><li>Wolves (and other pack animals) </li></ul><ul><li>Lions </li></ul><ul><li>Meerkats </li></ul>
  9. 9. Fantasy Examples <ul><li>War of the Worlds </li></ul><ul><li>The Matrix </li></ul><ul><li>Lion King </li></ul><ul><li>Sim City </li></ul><ul><li>Populous </li></ul><ul><li>Civilization </li></ul><ul><li>1984 </li></ul><ul><li>Tale of Two Cities </li></ul>
  10. 10. Utopia Simpson’s Quiz <ul><li>Example #1 - Kamp Krusty </li></ul><ul><li>Example #2 – Last Temptation of Homer </li></ul><ul><li>Example #3 – Homer loves Flanders </li></ul><ul><li>Example #4 – Belike the Boy </li></ul><ul><li>Example #5 – Burns’ Heir </li></ul>
  11. 11. Questions???
  12. 12. Works Cited <ul><li>http://www.dictionary.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lutheransonline.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://ww.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>The Simpsons </li></ul>

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