My utopia does not exist in a perfect world; the reason for this is that I believe there is no such thing as a perfect world. There are balanced worlds, and worlds that exist in harmony, but never a perfect world. So in my utopia, my world, things are different from today’s world but it is nowhere near perfect. My utopia takes place on an isle not far from the Bahaman Islands. The citizens are jubilant and content with their beautiful paradise. The tropical island houses less than 100 people who are all from different backgrounds.
The inhabitants are very open-minded and believes that honesty and equality is very important for the community. All the members of my community would be treated with equality. There will not be one person that is more superior over another. For instance, If you have a certain last name in today’s culture you basically get anything you want. In my Utopia, each person will work to best of their abilities and the more successful they are the better the rewards and benefits they would receive. In my utopia, there will be enough jobs for every citizen in my community and the citizens would be trained for their specific job.
If you work hard, you get a house, the food you need, and clothing to clothe you. Other material possessions are earned through a merit system. Through this system, if you go above and beyond what is required of your responsibilities then you earn a merit, and merits can be exchanged for superficial possessions. If a citizen is not willing to work hard, they will be exiled and shipped off the island. There is a zero tolerance of people being lazy and not willing to work on my island. The workweek would only be Monday through Thursday and the remaining days will serve as resting days to spend with family and friends.
This sounds somewhat bad, but parents will not be able to pass their wealth and riches down to their kids and so on. That action does not teach a child how to get up every morning and work hard for his or her own living. Instead, the money will be collected after one has passed away and donated to other important things in life like education and healthcare. This allows people to work hard to help others and be selfless instead of keeping their wealth in the family for popularity. Every person of my utopia will live by the same rules and will be punished if a law is broken.
The laws and consequences will be the same for each person in my society. Yes, some consequences may be stronger than others but will only be based on the severity of the crime not based on your race or religion. In today’s society, people are very stereotypical of one another. For example, an uproar arises when a Caucasian white Christian woman denies a same-sex couple their wedding license, but when a homosexual African American woman refuses to administer a heterosexual couple their marriage license no one says anything about it.
My utopia will not include any of the secular nonsense that is occurring in today’s time. Rather my utopia will be based on the only true laws of the Lord God our Father. As far as education goes, everyone will learn the basics of reading/writing and basic mathematics. However, if you have a specific trade you want to go in, you will either have to teach yourself or reach out to others in your field to learn what they know. It will also be your responsibility to teach others what you know when they come to you in order to pass your trade down to the next generation.
If people in my utopia decided to go to college and further their education tuition would not be thousands of dollars but tuition would be affordable to everyone. For example, in today’s world one semester of college can range from 5,000 dollars up to 30,000 dollars or more. With college being that expensive, it makes it hard for people today to find a decent job or even a job for that matter. Yes, I realize that someone could work at the local grocery store or McDonald’s, but no one is truly happy with that job.
However, with today’s competitive society a vast majority of people are wanting to further their education to increase their chance at becoming more successful and earning a greater paycheck. In addition, many people today have to takeout large loans to pay for college. This problem results in people’s lifelong struggle to pay back their loans and likewise sometimes the expenses of college does not allow some people to attend college. Education in my utopia is required but it will also be free or offered at a very low cost.