Skip to comments.Why Conservatives Get Nineteen Eighty-Four
Posted on 03/09/2011 2:25:11 PM PST by AustralianConservative
In Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell exposed Labours state socialism, Stalinism, and politicallycorrect intellectuals, among other tools.
Adored by conservatives, the dystopian novel, helps us understand the adjective, Orwellian, aka the Official encouragement of policies contributing to the socio-economic disintegration of the family. Heres why: Energy
Winston made for the stairs. It was no use trying the lift. Even at the best of times it was seldom working, and at present the electric current was cut off during daylight hours. It was part of the economy drive in preparation for Hate Week.
Control the energy and you control the people. The fact is less energy for the average citizen means more energy for state-serving purposes. There are always hidden economic reasons to reduce energy too. You see, the unaccountable government asks you to do more with less, gaining more control over families in the process.
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I think we also “get” 2081.
Um...m...m, because we actually read it and could understand it because we didn’t have to sound out the three syllable words.
Liberals don’t like “1984” because it shows how communism destroys the human spirit.
I promised to give up cursing for Lent. I blew that this morning when some jack wagon in a Subaru blew a stop sign and almost t-boned me. There was an Obama sticker on the bumper.
I remember reading it in high school. I absolutely HATED it because at that time I had no idea we’d see it coming to life before our very eyes.
The reader may surmise that a political opposition to the Democrat Partynamely, George Bushwas psychologically necessary in order to provide an internal enemy posing a threat to the rule of the DNC-Media Complex; the constantly reiterated ritual of the Two Minutes Hate help ensure that popular support for and devotion towards the Democrat Party is continuous.
Basically it is watching the last two minutes of any MSNBC show.
It seems that Orwell wrote a “how to” for the left as much as a “what to avoid” for everyone else!
It was quite good.
Ive only seen the clips but it looks good.
Fair point. Conservatives tend to be more well-read.
True, it does show how big government destroys humanity and thats why I love it.
Yes, some leftists take all the bad characters from a good book as role models. They did the same with the Bible.
Fair and accurate comment.
I hope to take the liberty of going a little further. For there is poor Winston Smith, utterly and completely beaten. He is sitting at a cafe, drinking cheap "victory gin". As a tear trickles down his cheek, he realises that he "loves Big Brother".
This is the high water mark of any liberal. Rather than seeing those who oppose them, defiant to the last, even in defeat, they sunder those people and bring them on side. We have seen conservatives coming on side and joining the club, just to be accepted by the liberals.
Orwell had it that when one finally gives in and is seduced into liking their adversary, Big Brother has won.
Stand fast Conservatives.
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