... there are many pages where I speak of Utopia
american.vtheatre.net/2009 & russian.vtheatre.net/2009
... The standard that a society should actually embody its own professed principles is a utopian one, in the sense that moral principles contradict the way things really are --- and always will be. How things really are --- and always will be --- is neither a... [Susan Sontag]
In the next few years the struggle will not be between utopia and reality, but between different utopias, each trying to impose itself on reality ... we can no longer hope to save everything, but ... we can at least try to save lives, so that some kind of future, if perhaps not the ideal one, will remain possible.
ALBERT CAMUS, Between Hell and Reason
"Virtual" means ideal...http://www.britannica.com/bps/additionalcontent/18/24605057/Utopia-and-Its-Discontents
Itiopia -- back to times before times.
A century ago :
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_BogdanovBogdanov's original proposition - Tectology - consisted of unifying all social, biological and physical sciences, by considering them as systems of relationships, and by seeking the organizational principles that underly all systems. His work "Tectology: Universal Organization Science", finished by the early 1920s, anticipated many of the ideas that were popularized later by Norbert Wiener in Cybernetics and Ludwig von Bertalanffy in the General Systems Theory. There are suggestions that both Wiener and von Bertalanffy might have read the German translation of "Tectology" which was published in 1928. In Russia, Lenin (and later Stalin) considered Bogdanov's natural philosophy an ideological threat to the dialectic materialism and put tectology to sleep. The rediscovery of Bogdanov's tectology occurred only in the 1970s. Technocracy or socialism?...
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Without the utopians of other times, men would still live in caves, miserable and naked;...utopia is the principle of all progress, and the essay into a better world. [A. France]
Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.