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Art imitating life: US become more hellish version of George Orwell 1984

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zmq9h43“He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.” ― George Orwell1984

“Political language… is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.”- George Orwell
Written by Biloxi

I remember reading George Orwell’s book 1984 in the early 80’s and thought this country would never be like this in the year of 1984 and in the future. Well, we are in 2016, and our freedoms this country (i.e. privacy of the phone and internet, 1st Amendment rights, right to vote, right to choose who we love, the rights of women, and so on) are feared to be under attack. As Thomas Jefferson said “When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; When the government fears the people, there is liberty.” But then again, as Alexander Hamilton said “Those that…

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