Utopia - Thomas More

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1. Overview

1.1. -Thomas More's Utopia is a Christian- humanist view of an ideal society

1.1.1. New node

1.2. -More does nor simply offer a theoretical view, but provides specifics for how create this world

1.3. -Utopia offers a Christianized form of Plato's Republic

2. Christian Synthesis

2.1. The Christian aspect of the synthesis is Christ's gospel of caring for the poor, the oppressed and downtrodden

2.2. The Platonic, Republican tradition is the Greek aspect of the synthesis.

2.3. More wrote Utopia with a comedic tone, allowing him to speak his truth while telling a deeper story

3. How does Utopia use humor and parody?

3.1. Utopia means Nowhere

3.2. The community political system is called a Sty.

4. How is Property divided in Utopia? How does this affect society?

4.1. There is no private property

4.2. Everyone has the same amount of property

5. What is the government like in Utopia?

6. Why does Utopia use slavery?

6.1. In Thomas More's Utopia, there is a rule in Utopia of religious tolerance, the penalty for breaking it is slavery or exile. The only despised people are atheists, as they do not believe in a reward for good behaviour.

7. What is working life like in Utopia?

7.1. Everyone works to their fullest and everyone get what they need

8. How is Utopia a social critique of Great Britain?

8.1. This is the perfect society and Britian is not this. So its no perfect

9. How do people in Utopia find happiness

9.1. Through the Ethics of Jesus