|11-02-2008, 04:17 PM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2006
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Gillette, King: World Corporation. 2 November 2008
Like all utopias, World Corporation is set in the structures of its day -- while Augustine set his in the City of God, the New Harmony experiment was set in the early/mid industrial age, and the hippie communes of the 60’s were set in a back to the earth movement, Gillette set his as a corporation. As outlined here and in his prior volume The Human Drift, Gillette’s outcome and ideal world vary in only minor points of obtainment from Marx -- Gillette from the top down and Marx from the bottom up.
Another MR member has stated that they would not like to live in a utopia and I agree. To me it is something more like a ring of Dante’s than it is Valhalla.
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