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  1. Settingcanthurt, Jan 15, 2021

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    So we all hear about 1984 and it's projection but I am asking myself, and you all.
    Was this a warning? or a blueprint?

    Every day we are getting closer and closer to what I recall it was getting to. Problem is I read it in high school as well as "Breakfast of Champions" in the same week and I get them mixed up.
    Has anyone read 1984 lately?? Was it a warning or did it set a direction. Written in 1949 it was at the dawn of computers. Did Orwell expect computers to evolve to be a watcher of humans? Today it is easily possible to monitor all of us. In fact they are doing this. Going to grab a copy of 1984 today. See what to expect next.
     
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  2. basicstrategy777, Jan 15, 2021

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    you might get depressed

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  3. Settingcanthurt, Jan 15, 2021

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    Went to "Half Price Books" looking for the book. The only used books by Orwell was a copy of Animal Garden.
    As I figured it out a lady also looked and she was looking for 1984 as well. very weird. So I had my wife grab a copy from Barns and Nobel since she was going there. While there the cashier told her every day someone buys a copy of this. Only have read the back cover but it's telling.
     

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  4. KokomoJoe4, Jan 16, 2021

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    I prefer McCartney's 1985 to Orwell's 1984 if only because good music soothes the soul while reading stresses it.

    Orwell shows how the "important" government elites come to control society to a very strong degree.

    Was trying desperately to link to my favorite version of the song here, but I don't know what the fuck I'm doing w/ computers.



    TY Setting. Now we can disregard the last paragraph above.
     
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  5. Settingcanthurt, Jan 16, 2021

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    Find it on youtube. ... right-click on the video and select copy url
    Go to where you want the URL
    Right click the place you want it
    select paste
    post reply
     
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  6. Settingcanthurt, Jan 16, 2021

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    It's all in the wrist..
     
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  7. Settingcanthurt, Jan 16, 2021

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    Some serious chops. good find
     
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  8. badddoin, Jan 17, 2021

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    Now you've created a monster.
     
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  9. Settingcanthurt, Jan 21, 2021

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    Nice job. My son just sent me this one. Please enjoy.

     
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