Top 10 Most Depressing Quotes from Orwell’s 1984

#10 - TRAMPLED UPON "Do you begin to see, then, what kind of world we are creating? It is the exact opposite of the stupid hedonistic Utopias that the old reformers imagined. A world of fear and treachery and torment, a world of trampling and being trampled upon, a world which will grow not less but more merciless as it refines itself. Progress in our world will be progress toward more pain." #09 - THOUGHT POLICE "There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How often, or on what system, the Thought Police plugged in on any individual wire was guesswork. It was even conceivable that they watch...

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1984: For the love of Big Brother

The concept of an “Orwellian” society was expressed by George Orwell in his epic novel 1984. Famous in the 1980s for its seemingly prophetic title when a world was facing the Cold War, it has since disappeared into the background… but perhaps its message has now become all the more important?Philip Coppens The novel 1984 has had a surprisingly large impact on the English language. Many of its concepts, such as “Big Brother”, “Room 101”, “thought police”, “doublethink” and “Newspeak”, have entered common usage in describing totalitarian frameworks. The adjective "Orwellian" is used to describe any real worl...

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10 Mysterious Artifacts That Are Allegedly Alien

Some say alien life forms have visited Earth throughout history. However, such claims are difficult to prove. Most UFO sightings and abductions are easy to dismiss as hoaxes or simple misunderstandings. But what about the times when the little green men actually leave something behind? Or the artifacts people from ancient times have constructed to honor what could only be visitors from other planets? There are many strange objects in the world, both enigmatic and man-made, that are said to be proof of alien life.10 The Russian UFO Tooth WheelA Russian man found a strange piece of machinery from Vladivostok, the administrati...

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Complete History Of The Illuminati

Bavarian Illuminati History   It is commonly believed that the Order of the Illuminati was founded by Jesuit-taught Adam Weishaupt on May 1, 1776, in Ingolstadt (Upper Bavaria) with an initial membership of five.The secret society of the Illuminati takes its name from the Bavarian Illuminati. It was made up of freethinkers as an offshoot of the Enlightenment and many believe it to be modelled on the Freemasons. The Illuminati's members took a vow of secrecy and pledged obedience to their superior ranking members. Illuminati Members were divided into three main classes, each with various degrees of authority, with man...

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