Tag: Big Brother

An Offer You Can’t Refuse

An Offer You Can’t Refuse

October 7, 2019 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn: We read to know we're not alone. Although that particular truism is often mistakenly attributed to the author C.S. Lewis, it was actually William Nicholson who wrote those words in his 1989 play "Shadowlands", a story about C.S. Lewis. Indeed. The power of words. And perhaps many of … Continue reading An Offer You Can’t Refuse

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The Conspiracies are Broad and Deep

The Conspiracies are Broad and Deep

October 1, 2019 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn:   The major premise for tactics is the development of operations that will maintain a constant pressure upon the opposition - Saul Alinsky, “Rules for Radicals”   Accuse your enemy of what you are doing, as you are doing it to create confusion. - Marxist maxim   Who … Continue reading The Conspiracies are Broad and Deep

Technological Trends are Arrows Pointing Toward Inevitability

Technological Trends are Arrows Pointing Toward Inevitability

September 21, 2019 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn: In the movie “I, Robot” the actor Will Smith played a detective who distrusted robots. But all of the other characters in the film believed he was paranoid because, after all, what could possibly go wrong?  And therein lies the irony of technology today: The human mind can … Continue reading Technological Trends are Arrows Pointing Toward Inevitability

Prisons of Pleasure or Pain:  Huxley’s “Brave New World” vs. Orwell’s “1984”

Prisons of Pleasure or Pain: Huxley’s “Brave New World” vs. Orwell’s “1984”

April 21, 2017 by Uncola:   Definition of UTOPIA 1: an imaginary and indefinitely remote place 2: a place of ideal perfection especially in laws, government, and social conditions 3:   an impractical scheme for social improvement   Definition of DYSTOPIA 1: an imaginary place where people lead dehumanized and often fearful lives 2: literature: anti-utopia … Continue reading Prisons of Pleasure or Pain: Huxley’s “Brave New World” vs. Orwell’s “1984”