A Dystopian Tale

Is dystopia a literary genre or a lived reality? And what qualifies as a dystopia? Can the status quo and status quo ante in this country be called a dystopia? While all and sundry are in agreeance that the Republic has run amok some of us still believe in false truths like the decade of prosperity that was the 1960s.

Disabusing Pakistanis of their myths and fixing the collective amnesia is usually reminiscent of the proverbial banging head against a wall, but one should believe in a human’s ability, per se, to let go of their untenable beliefs when provided proof of their falsifiability.

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