We may not have a two-way screen that tracks our every move, but there are multiple ways to get spied on and it is impossible to escape.
The similarities between George Orwell’s book and modern society also stretch to the endless, global war.
At the same time, these large screens are two-way monitors which spy on people’s private lives.
Nowadays, we have easy access to media which, also, aims to display government propaganda, news, and entertainment.
As with any other issues and discussions, the skeptics would have their counter-argument against them and their hullabaloos. The main antagonists of the war on terror are now dead... Yes, Saddam Hussein and Osama Bin Laden may be dead but the seed of terrorism and militant fundamentalism has been sown.
As I see it, it looks like it is already starting to be harvested as well.
When discussing the relationship between the society and art, it is impossible to neglect the connection between George Orwell’s most famous work 1984 and society today.
In fact, the book and our environment nowadays can be compared in more ways than one, which is the primary purpose of this essay.
Big Brother erased history, changed facts, and rewrote past in a bid to favor a communist agenda.
Winston Churchill said: “History is written by the victors.” The quote perfectly describes the past, present, and the future. victors, have the ability to not only rule in present but to “rewrite” what happened before.