Essay Assignment (15 points): Choose one of the essay topics below. Then, write a Five Page researched based argument defending your thesis. You must use multiple sources to add context and argue your thesis. Essay Topic 1: Fisher describes Capitalist Realism as the inability to imagine a system other than Capitalism. Your goal: Imagine a system alternate to Capitalism. This involves describing how this system looks in terms of government, economy, and social interaction. Essay Topic 2: Fisher quotes Jamison and Žižek saying that “We can imagine the end of the world before we can imagine a system other than capitalism.” For this essay, you will imagine the end of the world. Offer details and textual support for how the world will end. Essay Topic 3: Argue against Fisher. He claims that Capitalism causes mental illness, ecological destruction, an erasure of history, addiction to technology, gross wealth inequality, and a cultural slowdown. Argue against a couple of these claims Fisher makes and defend Capitalism. Essay Topics 4: Fisher claims that culture has slowed down and that the young cannot create anything new. Find one thing the young have produced artistically [music, film, etc.], politically [movements for change], socially [communities / collectives / clubs], or ecologically [combat environmental destruction] in the past 10 years. Argue why it represents something new and why it isn’t simply a retread of the past. Keep in mind that technological advancement doesn’t count (although it can definitely be argued that the young have not produced any new technological advances in the past 10 years anyways).