The surveillance state, the Ministry of Truth, ratting out our elders and friends to the Thought Police, violence, numbness–did George Orwell write a work of fiction or did he predict the future? Sometimes it can be hard to tell. There’s a reason why the term “Orwellian” gets thrown around so frequently. Published in 1949, Orwell’s 1984 has long served as a warning that whoever controls language controls the people. Join the girls on this episode as they discuss how this book and its timeless message still apply today.
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