Do we live in a futuristic utopia or dystopia? Why?
To a dumb person like me, here are the Wikipedia definitions -
A Utopia is an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.
A Dystopia is a community or society that is undesirable or frightening. It is the opposite of Utopia.
I believe we live in between. Nothing is perfect or nothing is worse. Everyone has something good & something evil. In a 100 years, this will still be true. And same goes million years later. Each morning when I read the newspaper, there are 100s of bad things but there are also some good things. One thing my best friend taught me is look through the good in a person, remove all the negativities from that person & you'll find that person beautiful 😉
My favourite Series, Dexter is a good example of Good & Bad things in the world. So watch it, if you haven't already.
Another thing I watched recently is this video of Jaime Lannister from GOT spoiler warning, it describes very well that no one is all perfect & no one is all worse.
Looking back we've come a long way, but we're lightyears from reaching "Utopia" status. I wonder if you can call a society a Utopia (suppose it checks all the boxes, think of something like The Culture from Iain Banks) if in-equality and suffering of millions is what got you there.
If I would have to bet money on where we're headed, I would put it all on Dystopia.