Rabbit Trail: Utopia

Estimated Time: 5 minutes

In the second paragraph of chapter 2, Hawthorne writes,

"The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognized it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison."

So what is Utopia? Why would you want Utopia? Is a Utopia even possible?

What would be your idea of Utopia? Share with us in the comments below.