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

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