What a strange Fun: Wealthy, free people of the Western democracies love, a future as a poor, enslaved people in futuristic dictatorships to present.
Dystopian books and movies are booming. Just Sibylle Berg has been awarded the Swiss book prize for "GRM. Brainfuck", which plays in a grey future London seeds. George Orwell's "1984", the dystopia classic from the year 1949, sold again excellent. One of the most influential series of the last years of the Handmaid's Tale", which shows a very unpleasant future." At the latest since "Blade Runner" to act most Science Fiction movies in overpopulated, filthy high-rise megacities. Even Teenage nightmare scenarios, such as the "Hunger-like-Games"trilogy.
conversely, utopias are stunted to an unpopular art form. It was not always so. Since the Renaissance, thinkers and writers have designed the upcoming worlds in which it all people are good. Many political movements took measurements of momentum from such a Marriage. According to literature, scientists, the artist has of utopia - to the 2. World war II decreased significantly, until they broke in the last 30 years, almost entirely.
If we think about the future today, then in Black.
explanations for this pessimism are many. The totalitarian forms of communism in the 20th century. Century accepted, have reduced the Faith to the earthly Paradise. The climate crisis, the dystopia makes just as to the probable future variant. The scientific predictions read anyway, such as ecological novels. Dystopias also be interpreted as social criticism. You overdo it in the future, which is created in the present, and make it visible. In addition, you use the tickle of the spared one ("we Still have it good"), and satisfy the desire for a raw, more genuine existence.
However, the frequent presentation of the impending disaster can lead to supersaturation. Many contemporary Dystopias contain the same ingredients: total Surveillance, cruel elites (be it human or machine), tormented, the edge groups, a devastated environment, epidemic poverty. The triggers Déjà-vus and dulled. Even the most gloomy prospects, after the tenth iteration, no more fear.
Maybe the entertainment industry is concerned, Yes, of all things, for a return of the utopias.
Critics complain that art and philosophy have given up on Designing a better future voluntary and other forces. The billionaires from the Silicon Valley, for example. This is the field of the Possible fantasies through optimized ant States that space colonisation occupy, because the world has to offer, nothing more. A lot of hope that makes just a few.
It is difficult to design 2019 is a utopia, without falling into Retro-romance, or robot-the Transfiguration of the deduction guide. However, the need would be. So clever dream could help worlds, to illustrate the climate of youth required System Change.
Perhaps the entertainment industry is concerned, Yes, of all things, for a return of the utopias. At some point your customers are likely to get bored from all the dark stories.
Created: 20.11.2019, 21:39 PM