Engels Essay

 1000 WordsUtopias are envisioned societies where human beings live a best possible life. Utopias are here distinguished from dystopias.INSTRUCTIONSIn this assignment you are to construct an Engels-Inspired Utopia.Such a utopia will have 3 main characteristics:

  1. A highly developed technologically driven global society.
  2. Completely devoid of capitalism.
  3. With minimal if any government.

PREPARING FOR THE ASSIGNMENTConsider trends in our present-day society that suggest ways that technology is making the need for capitalism obsolete. This should give you a general sense of how to construct an Engels Utopia.Next, you should consider some currently important areas of society (such as those listed below) that you might find most feasible to extrapolate as elements of this futuristic Utopia.WRITING THE ASSIGNMENTAfter choosing two of the possible areas below, write a 1000 word essay describing what that area might be like in an Engels non-capitalist technologically driven future.

  • ART AND/OR ENTERTAINMENT
  • GOODS: DURABLE & PERISHABLE
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • FOOD SERVICES
  • MEDIUMS OF EXCHANGE
  • SAFETY/LAWS
  • COMMUNICATION

****USING UTILITARIAN THEORY

This assignment requires you to make direct reference to the relevant readings in the course and at least one outside source that is relevant to your Engels utopian vision.  On formatting your paper: I will accept both APA or MLA styles, however do not include a cover sheet. Please be sure to include a bibliography or works cited for all relevant information.