GEORGE ORWELL QUOTES

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Regardless of where we get our news, it is our responsibility to vet those sources. Left or Right - ALL media has an agenda - so we must watch the opposition too. When this administration bashes Fox News and tells us not to watch them, that's a sure sign you will see things on Fox that they do not want you to see. Like George Carlin says: Don't just teach your children to read...teach them to question what they read, teach them to question everything.

“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.”  ― George Orwell

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“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.” ― George Orwell

"If people cannot write well, they cannot think well, and if they cannot think well, others will do their thinking for them." George Orwell #quote

"If people cannot write well, they cannot think well, and if they cannot think well, others will do their thinking for them." George Orwell #quote

Extra 11- The Party literally controls the last as they have the whole Ministry of Truth designed to rewrite Oceania history. This includes Winston as his job entails rewriting documents that contradict the Party's current mindset. Until Winston's final oppression, he was able to control the reality of his past, but when the Party forced him to conform, he has lost that control. The Party controls the past, present, and future.

Amanda Patterson

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Forgetting the horrors of the past: repressed memories

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from '1984' by George Orwell, published 8 June 1949

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from '1984' by George Orwell, published 8 June 1949

"WAR is a racket... It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives. A racket is best described... as something that is not what it seems to the majority of the people. Only a small "inside" group knows what it is about. It is conducted for the benefit of the very few, at the expense of the very many. Out of war a few people make huge fortunes." MAJOR GENERAL SMEDLEY BUTLER

Major General Smedley D. Butler Expose Fascist Coup in US. (1934)

"WAR is a racket... It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives. A racket is best described... as something that is not what it seems to the majority of the people. Only a small "inside" group knows what it is about. It is conducted for the benefit of the very few, at the expense of the very many. Out of war a few people make huge fortunes." MAJOR GENERAL SMEDLEY BUTLER

George Orwell [click on the picture for a short video remix and analysis of how modern day works of fiction function as wartime propaganda]

300 Epithets: Finding Propaganda in Fiction

George Orwell [click on the picture for a short video remix and analysis of how modern day works of fiction function as wartime propaganda]

George Orwell quote.

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