Fiction that challenges thinking, with the TV show The Prisoner
Who is the challenge for? Dystopian fiction is for people who want to engage themselves in thinking, and challenge the society that they live in.
What are they going to be doing? Reading Orwell, Huxley, Anthem, and watching the TV show The Prisoner while engaging in thoughtful conversation with others on these topics.
How are they going to be doing it? Hopefully, on an online bulletin board.
Why are they doing it? People want to think. This class should raise more questions than answers, but that is the world. Questioning makes us human and free.