As the saying goes, conflict makes a great story. I believe having a society grow and evolve as much as the characters give more interesting layers to it.
Category Archives: Building Utopia
What Would a Solarpunk Government Look Like?
Solarpunk has a lot of dreams for a future we’d like to live in. Cultural and racial diversity; dignity, prosperity and a high quality of life for all; and urban greenery, artisanal everything, and solar panels galore. But what about the government?
Putting the Punk in Solarpunk
Regardless of what form the revolution that upends the current system takes, we can’t help but see how punk it truly is to imagine and dream of solarpunk futures.
Solarpunk Futures: A Fun and Creative Utopian Storytelling Game
The Solarpunk Futures card game let’s players solve problems and build utopias together through collaborative and cooperative storytelling.
How To Create Conflict in Solarpunk and Utopian Writing
It’s easier than you think because conflict is through character. If you start off by creating a solid character then conflict will automatically grow. Secondly just because you have a Solarpunk or Utopian world doesn’t mean there are no conflicts.
MERP is Making Solarpunk Futures Real in the Present
The Municipal Eco-Resiliency Project is combating climate change with urban farming, community resiliency, direct action, education, building coalitions, and organizational development through critical input and feedback by participants.
Solarpunk and Technology: A Necessary Relationship?
The short answer is yes. The long answer is also yes. But that long answer comes with a number of qualifications that will be highlighted in this article.
Free Guy and Building Utopia
This is a movie that lived in dystopia, but it didn’t end there. It ended with optimism, hope, and a beautiful, new, utopian world.
Solarpunk Portland: Proposals to Transform a City
Just a few dozens of miles north from where I sit here typing away, a group of solarpunks is reimagining the state’s only big city through a series of proposals for metro-wide transformative infrastructure projects.
Building Utopia Pt 3: Harmony Between Humanity, Technology, and Nature
How do we build harmony between humanity, technology, and nature?