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"The sky above the port was the color of television tuned to a dead channel."

Opening line, Neuromancer



"War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength."

Ingsoc slogan, Nineteen Eigthy-Four


"If you're not a cop, you're little people."

Captain Bryant,
Blade Runner


"Christianity without tears ― that's what soma is."

Mustapha Mond,
Brave New World



"Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven."

Satan,
Paradise Lost



"Within thirty years, we will have the technological means to create super-human intelligence. Shortly after, the human era will be ended."

Vernor Vinge,
The Singularity



"Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And when you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you."

Friedrich Nietzsche,
Thus Spake Zarathustra








 


PLEASE NOTICE: Exploring Dystopia is now in an official state of hibernation.

CONTENTS: DYSTOPIAS

  
CORE TOPICS_____________

  --Dystopia: definition
  --Dystopia: characteristics
  --Dystopia: list   
  --Dystopia: categorisation
  --Dystopia: history (Coming)
  --Dystopia: timeline UPDATE


NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR____

  --The Ministry of Love 


BLADE RUNNER__
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  --Rep-Detect Division


OTHER DYSTOPIAS___________

 

  --Metropolis
  --Fatherland
  --Gattaca
----COMING ANALYSES:
  --Neuromancer (soon...)
  --The Space Merchants
  --Brave New World
  --The Handmaid's Tale
 

 

CONTENTS: GENERAL


MISCELLANEOUS___________

  --Cyberpunk
  --1984 B.C.?
  --Ingsoc Propaganda
  --The Machine Horror
  --Nuclear Holocaust
  --Nuclear Nightmare
  --From Dystopia to Myopia
  --Utopia, My Beloved
  --Voices in the Night NEW!


WEB_____________________

  --News
  --Wallpapers
  --Links
  --Webrings

  




OBSCURE WONDERS




Do you want to explore that place of terror and wonder called Dystopia? Do you want to probe the dark depths of Metropolis, Brave New World, Nineteen Eighty-four, Blade Runner, Neuromancer and their likes? 

Then EXPLORING DYSTOPIA is your site! Now, grab your fedora, piece and bottle and take a walk on the rain wet asphalt of Dystopia. Check out the neon streets, the art deco architecture, the jazz joints...

You better watch your step, though. Thought cops, Blade Runners and Turing heat lurk in every corner. Tragedy is never far away in Dystopia...

 

 

   
   Will there be dark days ahead?
   Have we been warned?






 

 

Last site update: 29 MAY 2004

  



Exploring Dystopia is edited and designed by Niclas Hermansson
Contributors: Acolyte of Death ("Gattaca")
John Steinbach ("Nuclear Nightmare")
David Clements ("From Dystopia to Myopia")

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