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Question:I have to answer this in relation to Thomas More's "Utopia" and I'm a bit at a loss, I have a few ideas down but would appreciate some other feedback to help me along. thanks!!
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker: I have to answer this in relation to Thomas More's "Utopia" and I'm a bit at a loss, I have a few ideas down but would appreciate some other feedback to help me along. thanks!!
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A govenment - A household.
A jail - School punishment.
A bank - money box.
A forest - a pot plant.
A farm - A vegetable garden.
A power station - A battery.
A stock exchange - A stock certificate.
Have you ever examined the structure and chain of command of the Government vs. the gangs/drug dealers in the hood? There are entreprenuers, CEO's, accountants, treasurers, trials, punishments, executions, even mailmen (if you get my point). Now do your research and you'll see exactly what i mean. Different sides of the law, same concept. ;>)
Every body wants to control,boss,dictate,and steer people in the direction of what they believe is the right way.Mental conception of correctness is in the mind of those power structures.We are followers of those that we concieve to be correct.What was Thomas More`s conception of " Utopia" ?What we concieve is what we go by,being right or wrong.
Well, here's an example: Legislative and Executive branch...one passes laws, the other enforces them. Our parents in thier parental roles can reflect this on a smaller scale. One makes the rules, another enforces it....now who would be the Judicial branch on a smaller scale?? Hmmm....that would be our local community/neighborhood, church members, society, peers, etc. Does that make sense?
govenment - A household.
jail - School punishment.
bank - piggy bank.
stock certificate - grade card.
but most of all
god - father.(Utopia bears evidence that More placed great value on the attainment of harmony and on a strict hierarchy of order. All challenges to uniformity and hierarchy were perceived as dangers; and in practical terms the greatest danger, as he saw it, was the challenge that heretics posed to the established faith. )