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Oh_Well_ian 6 points ago +6 / -0

I chose my screen name very carefully many years ago...

1984 was not a Prophesy...

it was a PLAN

Orwell was not a visionary. He was an INSIDER.

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MariaGoretti0706 4 points ago +4 / -0

I keep reading that! I had no idea!

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HughJohnson 3 points ago +3 / -0

Absolutely, people don't know anything about Orwell, if they did, they would now his books were not a warning, he wanted the dystopia he wrote about.

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Batoutofhellsing 1 point ago +2 / -1

He was another socialist who claimed socialism can be anything but authoritarian. Basically the lib left political compass meme before it existed. There is no lib left or auth right. Left is inherently authoritarian and right is inherently libertarian. Lib right and auth left are redundant and auth right and lib left are oxymorons.

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HughJohnson 2 points ago +2 / -0

He was an antifa Marxist who actually fought for the POUM during the Spanish Civil War, and after the war declared himself an anti-Stalinist as well (ironic/hypocritical considering he was the BBC's top propagandist during WW2).

Leftists can never understand that leftism is always about state-control of the individual, no matter the flavor. This creepy letter from Huxley to Orwell discusses the finer points of their dystopias and which is more "efficient".

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Batoutofhellsing 1 point ago +2 / -1

Exactly, left is collectivism and right is individualism so it is always about social control which happens to be a double meaning for socialism.

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Antwon 5 points ago +5 / -0

Our own hospitals and doctors offices are on the way! Their hospitals are nothing more than the new killing fields!

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Qaniso 2 points ago +2 / -0

I'm also under the impression they commit murder too

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Merkava_4 1 point ago +1 / -0

What platform is this posted on? I think Twitter already banned her.

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MZak 1 point ago +1 / -0

Big Parma is done. RED OCTOBER.

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JeremyBearimy 1 point ago +1 / -0

And THEY are not in charge either....

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