problematic here and now over the ideal there and then--then the utopist
The French utopist
argued that the desire for luxury was a powerful force of socialisation.
, however, as the author of "verbal constructions" (in the sense legitimised by Darko Suvin), of a literary or visual artwork, of a cultural product, will only indirectly relate to the real universe.
A man who could propose, even playfully, to quench the thirst of old X must have been a utopist
, a pursuer of chimaeras.
Then, a series of renewing tendencies in morals and religion (Newman's Catholicism, the Oxford Movement), followed by the Chartism movement and Owen's utopist
socialism, led Ruskin and Carlyle to derive their own social action, at the same time with the organized movement of trade unions.
Obviously, a solution in this situation could only be provided by recognizing English as an official intermediary language, yet such a decision seems hopelessly utopist
against the backdrop of cultural and political realities currently dominating the Union, considering also the intention of further expansion.
I believe they can, even if they are deemed utopist
. As Eduardo Galeano (1997: 326) has stated, "She's [utopia's] on the horizon....
marketable and utopist
; materialist, naturalist, and public;
As every revolutionary and utopist
knows, immanent traditions of practice and rhetoric always contain at least some critical potential for positive change, and our deficient democratic and pedagogical practices and rhetoric are no exceptions.
In The Epic of America, Adams uses the utopist
rhetorical elements of the jeremiad, which generally includes a promise, declension, and prophesy (Schlueter xiii), to rewrite American history in terms of the American dream: he represents an equitable social order as the promise of the American dream, criticizes American citizens and immigrants for jeopardizing this equitable social order through rampant anti-intellectualism, self-reliance, and materialism, and prophesies on the ways in which Americans should return to the fundamental American principle of an equitable social order (379-380).
(6) That is to say, the cultural climate is charged with a sense of skepticism on one hand, and a hopeful desire to revive the bygone utopist
discourses promising progressive change on the other.
The socialist urban policy generated true "urban tumors" (Ianos, 2004), as a result of excessive intervention following the utopist
ideology of socialism according to which the city should be created by the formula (blocks + industry + workers) / territory = progress.