Key excerpts from Stephen Duncombes Open Utopia and related papers:

 http://theopenutopia.org/

“Utopia offers us a glimpse of an alternative”.

“Utopia is politically necessary even for those who do not desire an alternative society at all”. 

“Without a vision of an alternative future, we can only look backwards nostalgically to the past, or unthinkingly maintain what we have, mired in the unholy apocalypse that is now. Politically, we need Utopia”.

..Personally we need Utopia- Imaginations.. PJBR 2012

 

“Utopia offers a goal to reach and a vision to be realized”.

“People are too often considered by Utopians as organic material to be shaped, not as willful agents who insist on doing the shaping”.

 

Utopia is certainly good for walking….

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