Can This Be Dystopia?
by Karen Heuler
Parades belong to dystopias.
Ha, you say. Prove it.
What is a parade but a display of solidarity with the norm, with the perceived perfection of society? We love to celebrate, of course, and we love crowd emotions, which provoke a sense of unity and—here, I’ll say it—superiority.
If you’re not part of the parade, you’re part of the problem.