Time and time again throughout human history, the power of ideas has been apparent. Some of the many major roles of which ideas have played in history have been manipulating the direction of wars, sparking revolutions good and evil, giving masses new angles of which to look upon their very lives and how they view […]

In the film “Minority Report”, a key scene showing the extent of humans’ faith in technology is the “spider scene”. The scene begins with the “pre-cop” unit arriving at the ground floor of the shabby apartment building where the currently blind John Amberton waits for his new surgically implemented eyes to heal. Two pre-cops release […]

An essential element of dystopian literature is the theme of control. The objective of this theme is to show contrasts and similarities of control using prejudice, to past history and present day. This makes the novel more believable, as it can make the reader think about how society has abused the use of control in the past and […]

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