The successful exercise of power requires a social cage restricting the citizen’s option of leaving, a “closing of the escape route,” if you will.
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The Top 12 Dystopian Musts For Dystopian Junkies
This is an easy dystopian or anti-utopian read, even for the fussiest of readers.
PLATOON, A FORGOTTEN WAR MOVIE IN A TIME OF CHAOS
Historical films can be a ‘powerful tool in the incitement of desire and the fantasy of history,’ inviting us to view the past from the safety of our living room.
Australia has gone woke. ‘Mateship’ is on the brink of being banned.
Just picture an Australian culture where ‘She’ll be right, mate’ and G’day, mate’ are outlawed, banned, possibly even illegal with hefty fines.
Divide and Conquer They Have. What Comes Next?
They have taken advantage of your fear, heightened it, and then exploited it. But to admit that we’ve been fooled is to admit we’re wrong.
Writing Dystopia? Try These Writing Exercises First.
Before you commit yourself to thousands of words, see how you go with these tasks. They may seem simple, but I promise they’ll help with your insight.
16 Dystopian Books To Devour
Banned books, dystopian books and books that help you to survive. This is the original list.
Amazon’s Facial Recognition Technology Can Now Detect Fear in People
(CD) — Privacy advocates are responding with alarm to Amazon’s claim this week that the controversial cloud-based facial recognition system the company markets to law enforcement agencies can now detect “fear” in the people it targets. “Amazon is going to get someone killed by recklessly marketing this dangerous and invasive surveillance technology to governments,” warned Evan Greer, deputy director…
Surveillance Slips Into Totalitarianism…But Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned
It’s a page out of Orwell’s 1984. The increasing revelations about surveillance across the globe into our private lives is causing a divide in the Western states. Are the actions of the NSA in the United States, and the ASD in Australia creating an increasingly totalitarian environment? Are the Western states increasingly becoming paranoid with…
Centralia: Few know Horror Movie Silent Hill’s Reality
Sink holes, with toxic steam and smoke rising from the ground, remind the visitor that something is amiss.
The Top 10 Dystopian Songs
(By Aral Bereux) Some of the greatest hits of all time have been created with dystopian themes. Music, books and films — they strike a proverbial chord with audiences. From Prince to Good Charlotte, Imagine Dragons and Bright Eyes, here are but a few music hits to consider. Eve of Destruction, Barry McGuire. The…