The Two Dystopian Archetypes: Chaos and Order

By David Nova | Deus Nexus

In the last several years, popular culture has been inundated by a deluge of dystopia novels, comic books, films, and televisions shows. I have written about the symbolism in several of these: Captain AmericaThe Giver, and Snowpiercer.

However, dystopian fear is nothing new, merely a resurgent trend from the 1970s that featured such films as: The Planet of the Apes (series), Logan’s Run, Soylent Green, THX 1138, A Clockwork Orange, Death Race, The Omega Man, and Zardoz.

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The State of Being Sheeple

By David Nova [from Deus Nexus | 18 June 2014]

We call them Sheeple, sleepers, and mindless zombies.  We refer to them as brain-washed and brain-dead. Obviously, these are not terms of endearment. We are less than understanding because it seems their blinders are putting us all in danger. We endlessly criticize them for not being more aware, while we desperately wish they would start to wake up. We somehow know that the transformation of our world, for which we are impatiently waiting, is also waiting for more of them to wake up.

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