Utopias and Dystopias

The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind …

Have you found all the movies referred to in this parody ?

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Progress ? Just a matter of Time …

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Is AI the Future of Man ?

CO. This very interesting transcript of a conversation (video included) with Jaron Lanier will help you understand better why AI has always fascinated Man.   CE. The following article will give you arguments on issues related to Eternal Life and the Survival of the Species :            

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The Secret of Happiness

Listen to these stars explaining why Fame is not the Secret of Happiness and what is, according to them … (the following video is an edited shorter version of a YouTube video)   The Secret Of Happiness_Think for Yourself Mvt   You can also read this article from The Independent, to see how fame can … Continuer la lecture »

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Volunteering and Voluntourism

Some people think volunteering is a positive action and a means to learn from others while giving a helping hand. Others believe it creates more harm than good. Some even use it to turn charity into big business. Listen to all these reports giving you several views on the topic.   THE VOLUNTOURIST : vacationing … Continuer la lecture »

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Science or Fiction ?

Top 25 sci-fi films of all times Wikipedia article on Science-Fiction genre

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Cities of the Future : Utopia or Reality ?

Thomas More ‘s Utopia  Traduction Française : http://classiques.uqac.ca/classiques/More_thomas/l_utopie/utopie_Ed_fr_1842.pdf Analysis in English   Jacque Fresco’s vision of man’s future : The Venus Project The Venus Project France Au delà de la politique, de la pauvreté et de la guerre Fresco’s vision of the future   The Garden City http://www.yoursingapore.com/city-in-a-garden.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gardens_by_the_Bay   Auroville http://www.lemonde.fr/voyage/article/2008/02/01/auroville-drole-d-rsquo-endroit-pour-une-visite_1338024_3546.html   La Cité … Continuer la lecture »

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Harry Potter : from traditional dystopias to teenage dystopias

From traditional dystopias to teenage dystopias: Harry Potter as a bridge between two cultures Éléonore Cartellier-Veuillen Université Grenoble-Alpes, ILCEA 4 Introduction First part: Mind-control and brain-washing Second part: Absolute horror – Torture and death Third part: Resistance Conclusion Notes Bibliography

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