Utopia- Thomas More
by Andrea Ticas
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Thomas More's Utopia is a
Christian-humanist view of
an ideal society.
More does not simply offer a theoretical view,
but provides specifics for how to create this
Utopia offers a Christianized
form of Plato's Republic.
The Christian aspect of the synthesis is
Christ's gospel of caring for the poor, the
oppressed and the downtrodden.
The Platonic, Republican tradition
is the Greek aspect of the
More wrote Utopia with a comedic tone,
allowing him to speak his truth while telling a
Humor and Parody
Utopia means nowhere
The local political system is
called a sty
Communal ownership of land,
and private property does not
Government assigns land to you.
This affects society because if
you have to move and share
shelter the quality of the
shelter might be different in
each one in some cases it
might be bad and in some
cases might be good so there
would be no equality there, New node
People have to rotate the land
every ten years.
There are no locks on houses
You have to learn farming
before you learn anything else
for at least 2 years.
Women and men do equal
amounts of work and the same
people must lone of the other essential
trades: weaving (mainly done by the women),
carpentry, metalsmithing and masonry.
Everyone who can work has to work.
Only have to work 6 hours a day.
People who are educated or scholars
can become are allowed to become
Every house has at least 2 slaves.
They are either from other
countries or are criminals of the
They are weighed down with
philosophers are the ones that are
supposed to rule because they are
enlightened and will help with the
HAHAHA Great Brittin
???? I NEED HELP!!!!
The people found happiness
Being ignorant brought them
so did the fact that they were
all equal and had gold