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Thoughts on Utopia

Manu Saadia has a pretty good point in his latest piece in Citylab. I can’t quite think of the last Utopian novel I’ve read cover to cover.

A sobering moment was this paragraph.

It tells you something that when the most avowedly utopian franchise in modern entertainment, Star Trek, decided to showcase a future city in space (in 2016’s Star Trek Beyond), it shot the exteriors in … Dubai.

Maanu Saadia

Not San Francisco, or suburban Los Angeles as we’d previously seen. Yeah, I would say we have an image problem. 😬


Even Captain America became burnt out by the end of his MCU run.


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