I'm assigning my kid "1984" by George Orwell as a literature/reading assignment this coming year. Since the last time I read it was in school in the 70's, I picked it up yesterday to get a jump on it.
Geez, it's scary. It feels a lot like the beginning of what we're going through now. Monitoring our every move. Ministry of War making people disappear without being convicted of a crime. Focus on the rich and ignore the poor (except to persecute them). Public humiliation of people who dare to speak out. Subliminal persuasion. Food rations.
I realize it's not exact, but it sure feels like that's where we're headed if we don't start standing up to these people who "run" our government.
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