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Burmese Days by George Orwell

Reading Orwell always makes me happy. I know that his novels are full of depressing themes, and there’s never a ‘feel good’ ending, but I am just filled with nerdy book joy when I read his work. 606 more words

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Review: Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell *SPOILER*

*photo taken in Norway

Welcome back, lovely people!

This week’s blog post would be ANOTHER REVIEW! I’ve finished this book about a month ago, if you’re interested to know how I get to discover this book, you can go and check out my  1,300 more words

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Dataist Reformation Revisited: Technocratic Tyranny or Digital Deliverance?

A little over a year ago, I wrote a piece in response to David Runciman’s review of Yuval Noah Harari’s book Homo Deus. In it, I argued that Runciman was manufacturing paranoia about the so-called “dataists” of Silicon Valley in order to advance the standard progressive narrative that is The Guardian’s raison d’être. 1,463 more words

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Campus Censorship: Orwell Ignored

When you hear the quite horrific stories of censorship and dangerous restrictions on expression at universities in the US, the UK and Europe, your first reaction might be to laugh at how infantile the nature of political discourse in the student world has become. 182 more words

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#13 Animal Farm by George Orwell

I’m probably the only 22 year old that had not read Animal Farm until yesterday, judge me.

I know this book was written in regard to the Stalin era in Russia (USSR), but damn it is just as relevant today as ever. 599 more words

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