5 Ways George Orwell’s 1984 Has Come True Since It Was Published 67 Years Ago | Claire Bernish – Activist Post

Sadly, George Orwell’s classic novel 1984 remains more relevant than ever 67 years after publication.

A War on Terror parallels 1984: “Oceania was at war with Eastasia: Oceania had always been at war with Eastasia.” Considering the broad focus coupled with the lack of an official declaration of war, it’s entirely feasible the U.S. will always be at war with Terror.

When the government needs Americans’ approval for, well, anything, it simply turns to the press to cough up an appropriately-tilted news item — and even Orwell, rolling in his grave though he may be now, would have called this process by the most honest non-Newspeak term available: propaganda.

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

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