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New Realities, New Utopia-A Perspective on Convergence of Radicalisms

New Realities, New Utopia-A Perspective on Convergence of Radicalisms

New Realities, New Utopia A Perspective on Convergence of 'Radicalisms' M Shiviah One of the core meanings of Utopia is transcendence arising from a creative response to realities. However, in the conventional understanding of Utopia the element of speculation is held to be far higher than that tolerated by a given social reality. Given this conflict between the realistic and the imaginative components in utopia, who is to determine their relative limits? Should such a determination be exceedingly difficult, which of the two should get a higher dose of benefit of doubt ? In the context of the emerging 'new realities ', this paper attempts to provide glimpses of a new utopia.

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