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101 dictoatorship essay - The scene A war stricken world...

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The scene; A war stricken world where the government keeps its people in a constant fear by relentlessly dropping bombs near by to create an image of an endless war, executing people for having thoughts of conspiracy, and depriving its citizens from life’s pleasures. This is the image George Orwell magnificently depicts in his futuristic epic novel 1984. One of the overall themes in 1984 is, “Who controls the past controls the future, who controls the present controls the past.” With all of society in fear, the totalitarian government can now make its people believe any lie posed as a truth, even going as far as completely erasing the past and constantly creating a new present future, hence (“Who controls the present controls the past”). It is hard to take any of this as more then fiction, but there have been past governments that have been partially successful in creating such totalitarian society’s by lying to their people and providing them with misleading propaganda. Orwell’s aphorism stands strong not only in his
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