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In short, the definition of an ideal society is "Utopia." A Utopian society is defined as an imaginary society free from poverty and suffering. It is the topic of a book written by Sir Thomas Moore in 1516. More »

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The main reason is etymological. The word "utopia" comes from the Greek root for place (topia) and the prefix "eu" means "good." So, the meaning of utopia is simply "the good place." More »

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H.G. Wells' "A Modern Utopia," Sir Francis Bacon's "New Atlantis" and Tommaso Campanella's "City of the Sun" are all examples of utopian novels. A utopia is a fictionalized ideal culture. More »

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