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10 most hellish societies in dystopian novels

Whether keeping ordinary people terrified through grisly broadcasts, monitoring them with constant surveillance, or zombifying them with dumbed-down media, these dystopian fictions will make you glad to live in the society we have… or make you question if it isn’t one too. 1,401 more words


The Emergence of Orwellian Newspeak and the Death of Free Speech

Source: The Rutherford Institute, by John Whitehead

 “If you don’t want a man unhappy politically, don’t give him two sides to a question to worry him; give him one.

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Propaganda, Fraud, And Outright Lies

Born of the USA

While on a run, my music service blasted out Springsteen’s “Born to Run”, Mellencamp’s “Pink Houses”, and Browne’s “The Pretender”. It inspired me to celebrate our nation’s birth by exegeting the greatest of American mediums: rock ‘n’ roll music–specifically by exegeting those three songs which provide a rich look into the American pursuits of life, liberty, and happiness. 779 more words


Rosie's Avid Readers #RBRT 1984 by George Orwell #Bookreview #Classicbooks

Rosie’s Avid readers are people who like reading and have a book to tell us about, they are the voice of a friend who says ” I just read this book….” 735 more words


读书笔记 - 1984

With those children, he thought, that wretched woman must lead a life of terror. Another year, two years, and they would be watching her night and day for symptoms of unorthodoxy.

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Creativity vs Scientology

John Cleese does a remarkable job explaining the basis of how to be creative.

And at the end he makes the best explanation to date of how the Church of Scientology operates.