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LifeinTN wrote:I read this book back in middle school. Good book. He has a wild imagination.
anu_ wrote:I have just finished reading 1984 and I must say that I was numbed by Orwell's sadistic view. Thankfully, 1984 has not as yet become a reality,but I am sure some of his predictions did come true, particularly the one regarding making language more restricted and abbreviated. Don't you find Newspeak almost similar to SMS lingo, though, may be the reason for its use is not as orthodox as proposed by Orwell.
Fran wrote:@ anu_ Ah yes I see where you are coming from using the word sadistic
Fran wrote:I think there are lots of people who lived in Stalinist Russia, Nazi Germany, Mao's China (to name but a few) who would probably disagree with your assessment of Orwell as outlining a situation ten times worse than probably it was in reality. Many of these totalitarian regimes also used children to spy and report on their parents & neighbours & children are regularly used as a means of controlling & keeping in line parents.
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