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Oct/Nov 2013

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Editorials


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Big Brother, Big Daddy
 
The term "Orwellian" is common enough that it should be used without capitalization. His warnings about how language molds thinking, which in turn molds politics, is as true for our society as it was for the overtly totalitarian ones that existed in the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. But I'm beginning to wonder if a different cultural reference isn't just as relevant as Orwell, perhaps more so.
 
Thomas J. Hubschman

 

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