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Rethinking Orwell

  1. May 5, 2003 #1

    FZ+

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    How much relevance does Orwell have today?
    http://books.guardian.co.uk/review/story/0,12084,948203,00.html

    Read the full article. It might actually make sense...
     
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  3. May 5, 2003 #2
    Well, we certainly know that Bush is versed in doublespeak.
     
  4. May 5, 2003 #3
    I don't think Orwell has so much relevance. He was a decent writer though and an anti-authoritarian socialist, which isn't bad.
     
  5. May 5, 2003 #4

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    Thats how you have to talk to democrats who are experts at doublethink.

    FZ+, I'll get to that article eventually...
     
  6. May 6, 2003 #5

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    Yeah... the point of the article is that Orwell feels we all practice doublethink.
     
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