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Category: The Dystopian Genre
16 Dystopian Books To Devour
Banned books, dystopian books and books that help you to survive. This is the original list.
“Blind Faith In Your Leaders Will Get You Dead”: Today’s COVID Reality Has Much In Common With Hollywood Warnings
In a world full of tension and uncertainty, the word “Dystopia” has never rung so true, probably since the Great Depression. How we cope with the new reality we find presented is determined by the pre-programming we’ve received in the past: the television programs we’ve watched, books we’ve read, and the politicians we’ve witnessed, and…
The Dystopian Novel that Foresaw the Nightmares of Socialism
By Bryan Caplan Decades before the socialists gained power, Eugene Richter saw the writing on the wall. n the mid-nineteenth century, a new political movement arose: socialism. Germany was its epicenter. The German Karl Marx was its leading thinker, and the Social Democratic Party of Germany its leading organization. The socialists denounced capitalist inequality and…