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Blind in Utopia

Thinking anew about Utopia -- I wonder if there are Utopian schemes that can accommodate people with impairments.  I am sure there are Utopias where impairments are fixed; and there are dystopias where perfect bodies are required and those who don;t measure up are disposed of.  But what about Utopias where impairments are accepted and dealt wisely with?


Feb. 14th, 2012 07:27 am (UTC)
I find the argument that "Dystopian itself is not it's own word in terms of linguistics but rather was coined to convey something that was not Utopian" amusing. As if 'utopia' was not also a made up word. Every word had to be made up by somebody at some point.
Feb. 14th, 2012 11:56 am (UTC)
And in the case of Utopia we know by whom -- Thomas More. Dystopia probaboy has a nameable author but I don't know it.