Tag Archives: 1984

Orwell versus Huxley: John Lanchester

Good piece in UK Financial Times: insightful Orwell v Huxley: whose dystopia are we living in today? John Lanchester on how Brave New World and Nineteen Eighty-Four capture the age of Facebook and Trump  The modern world looks to many … Continue reading

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Orwell versus Huxley: Neil Postman: ‘Amusing Ourselves to Death’

I came across this extract from Neil Postman’s book ‘Amusing Ourselves to Death’ which I though threw new light on the contrasting views of the future from George Orwell in 1984 and Aldous Huxley in Brave New World. We were … Continue reading

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George Orwell’s Top Ten Conflict Tips

I have always found George Orwell (1903-1950) makes me think. So I thought I would compile some of his more memorable quotes as they apply to conflict as one of our regular Top Ten Conflict Tips:  In a time of … Continue reading

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