Tag: George Orwell 1984

Nineteen Eighty-Four Turns 70 Years Old In A World That Looks A Lot Like The Book

Posted by on May 13, 2019 in Books, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Nineteen Eighty-Four Turns 70 Years Old In A World That Looks A Lot Like The Book

Orwell’s predictions in his legendary novel were so spot on that it almost seems like it was used as some type of accidental instruction manual for would-be tyrants.

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Fake News is Not New and Huxley, Not Orwell, is the Messenger

Posted by on February 12, 2017 in Corporate Controlled Media, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Fake News is Not New and Huxley, Not Orwell, is the Messenger

Corporate Media fractures information and ideas into soundbites, eroding thereby our ability to comprehend complex ideas and follow patterns of events across time. And without the permanence necessary for accountability, journalism of the electronic age has been lured into delivering story lines more fit for entertaining an “audience” than enhancing public political agency.

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Reporter Jon Rappoport Writes a New Ending for Orwell’s Book, 1984

Reporter Jon Rappoport Writes a New Ending for Orwell’s Book, 1984

Winston Smith, the hero of Orwell’s 1984, has just been arrested for crimes against the State. Sitting in his cell, he watches as a familiar figure steps through the door. It’s O’Brien, the man he thought was his friend. But O’Brien is an undercover agent of the Party, and the Party rules all.

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5 Ways George Orwell’s 1984 Has Come True Since It Was Published 67 Years Ago

Posted by on June 10, 2016 in Books, Media & Arts with 15 Comments
5 Ways George Orwell’s 1984 Has Come True Since It Was Published 67 Years Ago

The political language that Orwell dubbed Newspeak, employed by the ruling government, Ingsoc — seems to have served as an instruction manual for the American empire. The following list comprises only a fraction of possible examples of the U.S. government’s version of Newspeak.

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True Freedom: None But Ourselves Can Free Our Minds

True Freedom: None But Ourselves Can Free Our Minds

In celebration, honor and recognition of Independence Day, it seemed appropriate to write about none other than “freedom”. Now, freedom is a concept that can mean many different things to many different people. One might consider freedom only in the context of nations, war, government and politics. Others might narrow it down a bit further to a persona level and say that freedom is in fact a state of mind and that true freedom involves taking full responsibility over the choices you make in your life.

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Huxley Predictions Coming True: States Indoctrinating Our Children

Posted by on June 12, 2014 in Corruption with 0 Comments
Huxley Predictions Coming True: States Indoctrinating Our Children

Modern governments seem to want to indoctrinate and control children’s minds earlier and earlier. Are the dystopian plot lines of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and George Orwell’s 1984 coming true?

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