Tag: Orwellian

Sharing War Stories While Playing Tag With Flashlights in the Dark

Sharing War Stories While Playing Tag With Flashlights in the Dark

October 20, 2020 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn: A few weeks ago, I ran into an acquaintance who I’ve known less than a year: a 60-year-old liberal woman who started out by saying:  “I don’t know where you stand politically, but I just can’t believe the stupidity of Trump voters”. I replied: “What do you mean?” … Continue reading Sharing War Stories While Playing Tag With Flashlights in the Dark

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”