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- Utopia : The name of a fictional society created by Sir Thomas More as a satire on his own, European, society; by extension, it has come to represent all ideal societies, real or imagined.
- Dystopia : A fictional future society that is severely dysfunctional, and seen as a very bad direction for humanity
- Brave New World : Dystopic novel written by British author Aldous Huxley in 1931 describing a totalitarian society based on eugenics.
- Eugenics : The general name for a series of ostensibly scientific claims about inheritance among humans, which sought to eliminate traits, such as "imbecility" or criminal behavior, by selective sterilization, regulation of family size, and restrictions on who could marry whom.
- Fordism : A term in economic history for the efficiencies and economic impact of mass production, following the model Henry Ford developed in the 1910s and 1920s.
- Licensing parents : An idea for controlling the quality or quantity of a population.
- The Time Machine : An 1895 science-fiction novella by H.G. Wells in which a Time Traveller visits the far distant future and describes the human society of that day.
- : Dystopic novel by British author George Orwell written in 1947 through 1948 and published in 1949.
- Wetware hacker : Person who experiments with biological materials to advance knowledge, and does so in a spirit of creative improvisation.