Tag: George Orwell

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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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”