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What Many Still Don’t Know About 1984…in 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017 21:13
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Since a lot of parallels have been and are being drawn between what George Orwell wrote about in his novel 1984 and what’s going on today with Government spy programs, mainstream media’s incessant promotion of fake news and companies like Google fastening the shackles of censorship on free thought and speech, I thought it would be very interesting and appropriate to give you a quick summary of the book’s story line.  My guess is that many who reference the book and are told about that book haven’t actually read the book.

It’s worth noting that 1984, is a dystopian novel published in 1949.  With television still in it’s infancy at that time, the accurate concepts Orwell pulled out of his mind Almost 70 years ago seem quite prophetic in their presentation.

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  • 2QIK4U

    Tried to watch it twice and fell asleep both times. The black and white qaulity looked cleaner than most year old digital anything!

    • 2QIK4U

      If you find a colour version and post it here I’ll watch it.

      • Mayhem

        If you’d read the book, Straya, you’d realize the colour scheme is important to the narrative.

  • what if...

    I wonder what Facebookers think of that picture of the Ratofeller child as big brother!? Not being one follower, could make it look kind of awful, no? Would it not be hard to find a better connection/similarity/”leader” for the slave class/proles?

    Good summary of the book, thanks Chris. It would be nice to get some inspired truth seeking commenters to wake up and respond to the amazing preview of the future around 70 years in advance. Where TF are they, all too busy self-booking/logging their egos as their identities for the deep state? I guess they are mentally resigned to their stations in life…..Winston, and quite convinced in how to perceive reality! I wonder if they know that Eric Blair was an insider, and what a nice convenient “coincidence” that was to both the story and the actual future that has transpired? :eek:

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