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Utopian Societies

A Utopian Society is based on the idea that all governmental tactics, laws, and social conditions are ideal to perfection. The relationship between authority and citizen coincide creating endless stability. Any abrupt disagreement regarding a radical idea can shift the equilibrium off balance, causing the population to become a threat to officials that could lead to a revolutionary plan. In the novels A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess and 1984 by George Orwell, both authors discuss the power and ability the governments hold to preserve order over their citizens. In both situations, the authorities go to great lengths in hope to reach Utopianism by the process of spying, monitoring, and brainwashing civilians. The amount of corruption lurking beneath the soil is greater than all the peacefulness found in a Utopian society. Although these societies make an attempt to annihilate the evil, there will always be characters like Alex and Winston Smith who poison the system with their extreme beliefs, violent outbreaks, and thoughtless crimes. Alex, a selfish adolescent, cares only about his desire to inflict pain and damage to his neighbors and his surroundings. And Winston is a curious man forced to obey a culture that discriminates, oppresses, and desensitizes his knowledge of the past political structure. Characteristically, both Alex and Winston share a trait that leads to the collapse of tranquility, in turn, causing the government to take action and rehabilitate the individual responsible for the legible crime. Government officials manipulate the minds of Alex and Winston to create a society free of sin and hatred in order to mentally stabilize any anarchic, chaotic, or rebellious thoughts to achieve a Utopian society.Upon writing A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess was highly inspired by; “reading accounts of conditioning in American prisons, and it happened that as the teddy *****2boys [teenage gang related hooli...

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