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FREE-BARTER UTOPIAN COMMUNITY By PHILLIP BALDWIN
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pig’s head On the outside of the cave of the beast is a fly-infested pig’s head. No matter what had happened with the economy there are others to blame. As long as you can make a beast... More > you can hate the others. While narrating a story to yourself you have been telling yourself that the pig’s head was put on the outside of the cave to appease the beast. You start to tell a story about the use of the middle landscape and your birth within the story of that place. They started this time with the pigs head out in the middle of the field: as far as they could tell it was as good an ‘entry’ into an opening as any. It had been there most of the day and by the nighttime it had collected many black flies in the hot sun. It was covered actually. Toward the end of the day and into the early evening in the Iowa countryside they had collected a group of 49 women and given them 49 tee-shirts of 49 men to put on. The men hadn’t worn any cologne and the initial wash of the tee shirt was with unscented soap.< Less
Exile Earth: Utopian Dawn, Book 1 (paperback) By Jason Armond
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The Universe had a beginning, and it will have an end. All that ever was and all that will ever be exists only between the vast emptiness of the space in between – the void of time we simply... More > know as, “now”. Within that brief and infinitesimal fraction of time for all existence lay every life and every memory, every truth and every song, all love and all sorrow. All the staggering beauty and horrific ugliness of the universe - contained perfectly between the Big Bang and the Big Crunch. UTOPIAN DAWN, part of the EXILE EARTH saga, follows the life and adventures of Victor Dante Sinclair – a unique individual with an epic destiny and a mysterious power that could change the shape of the universe as we know it…< Less
Exile Earth - Utopian Dawn, Book 1 By Jason Armond
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The Universe had a beginning, and it will have an end. All that ever was and all that will ever be exists only between the vast emptiness of the space in between – the void of time we simply... More > know as, “now”. Within that brief and infinitesimal fraction of time for all existence lay every life and every memory, every truth and every song, all love and all sorrow. All the staggering beauty and horrific ugliness of the universe - contained perfectly between the Big Bang and the Big Crunch. UTOPIAN DAWN, part of the EXILE EARTH saga, follows the life and adventures of Victor Dante Sinclair – a unique individual with an epic destiny and a mysterious power that could change the shape of the universe as we know it…< Less
Exile Earth : Utopian Dawn, Book One By J.P. Armond
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The Universe had a beginning, and it will have an end. All that ever was and all that will ever be exists only between the vast emptiness of the space in between - the void of time we simply know as,... More > "now". Within that brief and infinitesimal fraction of time for all existence lay every life and every memory, every truth and every song, all love and all sorrow. All the staggering beauty and horrific ugliness of the universe - contained perfectly between the Big Bang and the Big Crunch. UTOPIAN DAWN, part of the EXILE EARTH saga, follows the life and adventures of Victor Dante Sinclair - a unique individual with an epic destiny and a mysterious power that could change the shape of the universe as we know it...< Less
Exile Earth: Utopian Dawn, Book Two By Jason Armond
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The galaxy reels from the events of the past. The Ancient Machineminds retreat and regroup, abandoning a desperate humanity. A world is drowned and lost, a friend loses his life. A soldier becomes... More > the new Chancellor of the Galactic Alliance while a new horror terrorizes the allied systems. Stranded, exiled and alone on an alien world, Victor Dante Sinclair must search for a new meaning to his life while mourning the one he has lost. He must save the galaxy from itself and confront the weight of his sins. He must find redemption. UTOPIAN DAWN, part of the EXILE EARTH saga, follows the life and adventures of Victor Dante Sinclair - a unique individual with an epic destiny and a mysterious power that could change the shape of the universe as we know it...< Less
Utopia: Sir Thomas More’s Classic Book of Social and Political Satire, Depicting the Customs and Morals of a Utopian Society (Hardcover) By Thomas More & Gilbert Burnet
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Thomas More's classic of political philosophy depicts an island society where all residents lives in harmony with one another. Published in 1516, Utopia sees Sir Thomas More advances many tenets of... More > what he views to be a perfect society. His use of the word 'utopia' as the name of the harmonious island nation he writes about entered the popular vernacular, and is now used to describe any society where life is perfect for all of its inhabitants. More describes the social customs, means of transport, a lack of private property, trust between residents who do not lock their doors, a simple spartan lifestyle free of ostentation, a welfare state, free health care, a priesthood permitted to marry, and gender equality when it comes to matters of work. Those who commit crime are sentenced to slavery, with slaves also imported to carry out domestic duties in Utopia's households.< Less
Utopia: Sir Thomas More’s Classic Book of Social and Political Satire, Depicting the Customs and Morals of a Utopian Society By Thomas More & Gilbert Burnet
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Thomas More's classic of political philosophy depicts an island society where all residents lives in harmony with one another. Published in 1516, Utopia sees Sir Thomas More advances many tenets of... More > what he views to be a perfect society. His use of the word 'utopia' as the name of the harmonious island nation he writes about entered the popular vernacular, and is now used to describe any society where life is perfect for all of its inhabitants. More describes the social customs, means of transport, a lack of private property, trust between residents who do not lock their doors, a simple spartan lifestyle free of ostentation, a welfare state, free health care, a priesthood permitted to marry, and gender equality when it comes to matters of work. Those who commit crime are sentenced to slavery, with slaves also imported to carry out domestic duties in Utopia's households.< Less
Science Fiction the Wonder of Human Imagination By Andreas Sofroniou
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Science Fiction explores the probable consequences of some improbable or impossible transformation of the basic conditions of human (or intelligent non-human) existence. This transformation need... More > not be a technological invention, but may be some mutation of known biological or physical reality: artificial or extraterrestrial life-forms and travel through time are favourite subjects. Science Fiction stories may involve Utopian political speculation, or satire, but most rely on the marvellous appeal of fantasy. The term Science Fiction was first given general currency by Hugo Gernsback, editor of the popular Amazing Stories magazine from 1926. Once uniformly dismissed as pulp trash, SF gained greater respect from the 1950s, as writers like Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, and John Wyndham expanded its range; themes of alien invasion and brain-washing became especially popular at the height of the Cold War.< Less
SCIENCE FICTION THE WONDER OF HUMAN IMAGINATION By Andreas Sofroniou
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Science Fiction explores the probable consequences of some improbable or impossible transformation of the basic conditions of human (or intelligent non-human) existence. This transformation need... More > not be a technological invention, but may be some mutation of known biological or physical reality: artificial or extraterrestrial life-forms and travel through time are favourite subjects. Science Fiction stories may involve Utopian political speculation, or satire, but most rely on the marvellous appeal of fantasy. The term Science Fiction was first given general currency by Hugo Gernsback, editor of the popular Amazing Stories magazine from 1926. Once uniformly dismissed as pulp trash, SF gained greater respect from the 1950s, as writers like Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, and John Wyndham expanded its range; themes of alien invasion and brain-washing became especially popular at the height of the Cold War.< Less
The Perverse Utopia: Exploring Its Fiction, Philosophy and Social History By Alan Greenhalgh
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This book critically examines the relationship between man and society in Utopian systems. In order to do this, the author reviews a selection of Utopian and dystopian literature. There are excerpts... More > from fiction, philosophy, social and political history, and an appraisal of the relevant issues. Various topics relating to Utopia such as harmony, freedom and its expression, conflict, machines and thought, homosexual rights to marriage, the future of world languages, the function of religion and God, social control and democracy are explored with a view to investigating man's conflict with himself and society. Many of these issues are relevant not only to today but to the 22nd century too. This book provides a thought-provoking addition to the body of literature on the subject.< Less

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