Fun with words Friday! Dystopia vs. Utopia

Nothing says Merry Christmas quite like this – yikes!
 
 
dystopia – noun
  1. a society characterized by human misery, as squalor, oppression, disease, and overcrowding.

as opposed to…

Nice?

utopia – noun

  1. an imaginary island described in Sir Thomas More’s Utopia  (1516) as enjoying perfection in law, politics, etc.
  2. (usually lowercase) an ideal place or state.
  3. (usually lowercase) any visionary system of political or social perfection.
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