“Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around.”

Orwell’s 1984

Time to start reading these sorts of things.

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2 responses

  1. Talk about being on the same wavelength… I just read the think but a fortnight ago!

    Of it, let me say… Uggh, very hard to read part 3… torture porn!

    August 15, 2011 at 10:40 pm

  2. anirishtory

    It’s one of those books we hear a lot about, a book that is referred to in a lot of writings, but I had never read it until earlier this year! It is easy to read, but it is quite a disturbing work. Although it is an exaggeration of our world today, it is eerily like our world!

    August 16, 2011 at 2:50 pm

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