Most of us had to read Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984 in high school or college. The book describes a life of misery where the state, called Big Brother, watches everything you do, listens to everything you say, and beats into your lies and manipulations. Each ministry is ironically named, like the Ministry of Truth, which pumps out propaganda, and the Ministry of Justice, where people are jailed in sham trials.
From Orwell’s book:
“Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right.”
The novel has shot up to the top of the charts on Amazon. People are drawn to it as they watch what is happening in the U.S.
As many recently have said, it wasn’t meant to be an instruction manual.