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Dystopians are polar opposites of Utopian; basically about imperfect societies in the near-future. General themes in dystopian fiction: social control, oppressive governments, police states, repression, lack of individuality, privacy issues, and so on.
Utopia is an ideal community or society possessing a perfect socio-politico-legal system. The term has been used to describe both intentional communities that attempt to create an ideal society, and fictional societies portrayed in literature. It has spawned other concepts, most prominently dystopia. Chances are if a book is arguing against a utopian ideal using an ostensibly utopian society to show the flaws, it\'s a dystopia.A Utopia an ideal society that possesses the perfect \