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7th May '16 8:49:58 PM HamburgerTime
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* ''Literature/TheHandmaidsTale'' has [[PeoplesRepublicOfTyranny The "Republic" of Gilead]], which the author admitted was effectively her conception of [[NoWomansLand the worst society possible for women]]. In the panic following a global infertility epidemic, the US government is [[TheCoup overthrown]] by a [[TheFundamentalist organization of religious terrorists]] who somehow manage to assassinate the President and every member of Congress in a single day; they subsequently throw out the Constitution and impose Old Testament Law in its place. The few remaining fertile women are rounded up to be sold as {{Sex Slave}}s to wealthy men, and the penalty for a woman disobeying a man becomes [[DisproportionateRetribution death]]. It's also implied rather strongly that Gilead has undertaken a [[FinalSolution mass murder]] of both African- and Jewish-Americans. [[spoiler: However, it turns out DystopiaIsHard, as the book's epilogue insinuates that Gilead's repressive policies led to a quick revolution, with future Americans remembering it as essentially the historical equivalent of a BigLippedAlligatorMoment]].
5th May '16 10:14:10 PM HighCrate
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** The storyline at the end of the first 'season' has the government of Reality itself come to question it's isolation leading to an event that was utterly disastrous. ''City of Reality'' isn't one to let potential holes in it's utopia remain unpoked, half the comic seems to exist to test the limits of it's utopia and the other half to revel in it.

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** The storyline at the end of the first 'season' has the government of Reality itself come to question it's its isolation leading to an event that was utterly disastrous. ''City of Reality'' isn't one to let potential holes in it's utopia remain unpoked, half the comic seems to exist to test the limits of it's utopia and the other half to revel in it.
5th May '16 11:48:39 AM rjd1922
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** The storyline at the end of the first 'season' has the government of Reality itself come to question it's isolation leading to an event that was utterly disastrous. City of Reality isn't one to let potential holes in it's utopia remain unpoked, half the comic seems to exist to test the limits of it's utopia and the other half to revel in it.

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** The storyline at the end of the first 'season' has the government of Reality itself come to question it's isolation leading to an event that was utterly disastrous. City ''City of Reality Reality'' isn't one to let potential holes in it's utopia remain unpoked, half the comic seems to exist to test the limits of it's utopia and the other half to revel in it.



* ''Webcomic/{{Sonichu}}'' has [=CWCville=], where all benefit from the wise and magnanimous rule of Christian Weston Chandler. "[[NoSmoking Tobacky]]" and alcohol are banned, though the mayor has eventually abandoned his principles and gotten on the booze. The town has several taxpayer funded soup [[strike:kitchen]] hotels with cable television and internet in every room. Each person gets their own room and each hotel is at least five stories tall. Also, some of the 'heroes' of the comic have mobiles with unlimited free minutes and cards that allow them to eat anywhere for free. With very little effort, the {{troll}}s make fan fiction depicting [=CWCVille=] as a hellhole headed up by an insane, tyrannical manchild.
** It certainly doesn't help that their response to a terrorist bombing (perpetrated by one of Chandler's many [=Strawmen=] based on real life people) is to have the daughter of one of the victims butcher the terrorists with a drill.

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* ''Webcomic/{{Sonichu}}'' has [=CWCville=], where all benefit from the wise and magnanimous rule of Christian Weston Chandler. "[[NoSmoking Tobacky]]" and alcohol are banned, though the mayor has eventually abandoned his principles and gotten on the booze. The town has several taxpayer funded soup [[strike:kitchen]] [[strike:kitchens]] hotels with cable television and internet in every room. Each person gets their own room and each hotel is at least five stories tall. Also, some of the 'heroes' [[DesignatedHero "heroes"]] of the comic have mobiles with unlimited free minutes and cards that allow them to eat anywhere for free. With very little effort, the {{troll}}s make fan fiction depicting [=CWCVille=] as a hellhole headed up by an insane, tyrannical manchild.
** It certainly doesn't help that their response to a terrorist bombing (perpetrated by one of Chandler's many [=Strawmen=] based on real life people) is to have the daughter of one of the victims [[CruelAndUnusualDeath butcher the terrorists with a drill.drill]].
5th May '16 11:44:11 AM rjd1922
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* Ironically reversed in a lot of {{dystopia}}n fiction, like Aldous Huxley's Literature/BraveNewWorld. The world first appears perfect, till it becomes horribly clear it's not.

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* Ironically reversed in a lot of {{dystopia}}n fiction, like Aldous Huxley's Literature/BraveNewWorld. ''Literature/BraveNewWorld''. [[CrapsaccharineWorld The world first appears perfect, till it becomes horribly clear it's not.]]
31st Mar '16 10:56:51 PM SantosLHalper
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* Wetgalfan's ''A Parallel Universe'' series plays this trope straight. The universe presented is a [[CoveredInGunge WAM fetish dream come true]], where women are willing to strip/get gunged without hestitation, while all the men tend to take advantage of this, and strip/gunge them on every chance.The narration even goes out of its way at times to show how this universe is great, while making jabs at how our world is boring in comparison, having women wear breakaway clothing, and glorifying adultery in the process, and justifying it.
16th Mar '16 12:20:56 AM Omeganian
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*** Website/StarDestroyerDotNet [[http://www.stardestroyer.net/Empire/Essays/Trek-Marxism.html adds]] [[http://www.stardestroyer.net/Empire/Database/Query-ST.php?Series=&Category=Culture&EpName=&Keywords=&Quotes=&Analysis=&Submit=Submit its share of analysis]].
14th Mar '16 10:36:57 PM IniuriaTalis
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* Played straight for the most part in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' with the [[{{Wutai}} Kingdom of Hoshido]], a land so bountiful and filled with light that its neighbor, [[{{Mordor}} Nohr,]] repeatedly attacks in naked aggression without even bothering to ''ask'' for aid or alliance. The land is covered in a barrier that makes [[CareBearStare invaders lose all warmongering impulses]]. The former king and current queen are paragons of virtue, and the kingdom itself is always presented as being on the morally higher ground compared to Nohr, and this even carries over if you pick the ''Invisible Kingdom'' route in which you pick neither side. Whatever [[ALighterShadeOfGrey grayer]] spots of Hoshido are mentioned are either mentioned in passing ([[spoiler:Azura's kidnapping by Hoshidan shinobi and experiencing severe racism while growing up there; despite this, even she tries to initially convince the Avatar to side with Hoshido]]) or handwaved entirely (Takumi shooting Elise with an arrow on the Nohr route and Ryoma threatening to let her die if the Avatar doesn't return; the Avatar completely lets it slide). In fact, there's not a single named Hoshidan character that the game presents as a bad guy, even when you're fighting against Hoshido! This has drawn criticism as unnecessarily-weak storytelling, especially when held against the track record of the rest of the series. ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Gaiden]]'' had Zofia refuse to give food to Rigel, while ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Thracia 776]]'' revealed Leonster imposed heavy tariffs on Thracian crops, making it hard for commoners to earn enough to eat. Even ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening Awakening]]'', for all its [[BlackAndWhiteMorality comparative moral simplicity]], mentioned that, from a historical perspective, the Plegians ''did'' have legitimate grievances against Ylisse that Gangrel was stoking for his own ends.

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* Played straight for the most part in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' with the [[{{Wutai}} Kingdom of Hoshido]], a land so bountiful and filled with light that its neighbor, [[{{Mordor}} Nohr,]] repeatedly attacks in naked aggression without even bothering to ''ask'' for aid or alliance. The land is covered in a barrier that makes [[CareBearStare invaders lose all warmongering impulses]]. The former king and current queen are paragons of virtue, and the kingdom itself is always presented as being on the morally higher ground compared to Nohr, and this even carries over if you pick the ''Invisible Kingdom'' route in which you pick neither side. Whatever [[ALighterShadeOfGrey grayer]] spots of Hoshido are mentioned are either mentioned in passing ([[spoiler:Azura's kidnapping by Hoshidan shinobi and experiencing severe racism while growing up there; despite this, even she tries to initially convince the Avatar to side with Hoshido]]) or handwaved entirely (Takumi ([[spoiler:Takumi shooting Elise with an arrow on the Nohr route and Ryoma threatening to let her die if the Avatar doesn't return; return]]; the Avatar completely lets it slide). The biggest flaw that Hoshido has is the prejudice that many citizens feel against Nohrians, but as this hatred derives entirely from Nohr's unprovoked evil actions many players feel that this attempt at moral balancing falls flat. In fact, there's not a single named Hoshidan character that the game presents as a bad guy, person, even when you're fighting against Hoshido! This has drawn criticism as unnecessarily-weak storytelling, especially when held against the track record of the rest of the series. ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia series.[[note]]''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Gaiden]]'' had Zofia refuse to give food to Rigel, while ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Thracia 776]]'' revealed Leonster imposed heavy tariffs on Thracian crops, making it hard for commoners to earn enough to eat. Even ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening Awakening]]'', for all its [[BlackAndWhiteMorality comparative moral simplicity]], mentioned that, from a historical perspective, the Plegians ''did'' have legitimate grievances against Ylisse that Gangrel was stoking for his own ends.[[/note]]
14th Mar '16 10:23:36 PM IniuriaTalis
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* Played straight for the most part in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' with the [[{{Wutai}} Kingdom of Hoshido]], a land so bountiful and filled with light that its neighbor, [[{{Mordor}} Nohr,]] repeatedly attacks in naked aggression without even bothering to ''ask'' for aid or alliance. The land is covered in a barrier that makes [[CareBearStare invaders lose all warmongering impulses]]. The former king and current queen are paragons of virtue, and the kingdom itself is always presented as being on the morally higher ground compared to Nohr, and this even carries over if you pick the ''Invisible Kingdom'' route in which you pick neither side. Whatever [[ALighterShadeOfGrey grayer]] spots of Hoshido are mentioned are either mentioned in passing ([[spoiler:Azura's kidnapping by Hoshidan shinobi and experiencing severe racism while growing up there; despite this, even she tries to initially convince the Avatar to side with Hoshido]]) or handwaved entirely (Takumi shooting Elise with an arrow on the Nohr route and Ryoma threatening to let her die if the Avatar doesn't return; the Avatar completely lets it slide). In fact, there's not a single named Hoshidan character that the game presents as a bad guy, even when you're fighting against Hoshido! This has drawn criticism as unnecessarily-weak storytelling, especially when held against the track record of the rest of the series. ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Gaiden]]'' had Zofia refuse to give food to Rigel, while ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Thracia 776]]'' revealed Leonster imposed heavy tariffs on Thracian crops, making it hard for commoners to earn enough to eat. Even ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening Awakening]]'', for all its [[BlackAndWhiteMorality comparative moral simplicity]], mentioned that, from a historical perspective, the Plegians ''did'' have legitimate grievances against Ylisse that Gangrel was stoking for his own ends.
11th Mar '16 5:53:18 PM SaraJaye
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* Played straight for the most part in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' with the [[{{Wutai}} Kingdom of Hoshido]], a land so bountiful and filled with light that its neighbor, [[{{Mordor}} Nohr,]] repeatedly attacks in naked aggression without even bothering to ''ask'' for aid or alliance. The land is covered in a barrier that makes [[CareBearStare invaders lose all warmongering impulses]]. The former king and current queen are paragons of virtue, and the kingdom itself is always presented as being on the morally higher ground compared to Nohr, and this even carries over if you pick the ''Invisible Kingdom'' route in which you pick neither side. Whatever [[ALighterShadeOfGrey grayer]] spots of Hoshido are mentioned are either mentioned in passing ([[spoiler:Azura's kidnapping by Hoshidan shinobi and experiencing severe racism while growing up there; despite this, even she tries to initially convince the Avatar to side with Hoshido]]) or handwaved entirely (Takumi shooting Elise with an arrow on the Nohr route and Ryoma threatening to let her die if the Avatar doesn't return; the Avatar completely lets it slide). In fact, there's not a single named Hoshidan character that the game presents as a bad guy, even when you're fighting against Hoshido! This has drawn criticism as unnecessarily-weak storytelling, especially when held against the track record of the rest of the series. ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Gaiden]]'' had Zofia refuse to give food to Rigel, while ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Thracia 776]]'' revealed Leonster imposed heavy tariffs on Thracian crops, making it hard for commoners to earn enough to eat. Even ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening Awakening]]'', for all its [[BlackAndWhiteMorality comparative moral simplicity]], mentioned that, from a historical perspective, the Plegians ''did'' have legitimate grievances against Ylisse that Gangrel was stoking for his own ends.
10th Mar '16 8:19:25 PM nombretomado
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* Many, many children's cartoons take place in such universes, most notably any series set in a fantasy world inhabited by fantasy characters, such as TheSmurfs or CareBears. This allows for very easy plot construction where a BigBad is always trying to befoul the Suetopia in some way.

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* Many, many children's cartoons take place in such universes, most notably any series set in a fantasy world inhabited by fantasy characters, such as TheSmurfs or CareBears.Franchise/CareBears. This allows for very easy plot construction where a BigBad is always trying to befoul the Suetopia in some way.
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