Books tagged: nanny state

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Helmet Required
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
In the very near future you'll need a helmet to drive, walk, shower or breathe. Better safe than sorry. But one brainy kid and his mom and granddad fight the system. A cartoon-illustrated short story. [15 pages, 2300 words]
Safe and Secure in Atropia
You set the price! Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A couple recently moved into a master planned gated community, kept up to exacting standards by aerial surveillance, "helpful" bureaucrats, and of course the vigilant HOA. But having to worship a parking meter seems a little much. This farcical satire of suburbia illustrates that totalitarianism isn't always an iron-fisted dictatorship (yet), and it may be closer to home than one might think.
Say Goodbye to Everything
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This is a story of how honest, positive-thinking, hard-working, capable people come into conflict with our over-regulated western society. It will be of interest to anyone who would like to escape from a world in which human rights matter more than common humanity, safety matters more than adventure, bureaucracy matters more than romance, and the nanny state tries to control everything.