George Orwell successfully played the role of Nostradamus and wrote a book that perfectly depicts the world we live in today.
In George Orwell’s famous novel, almost all private and public places feature large TV screens that only broadcast government propaganda, news, and of course, the approved entertainment.
" Random yet clear words and phrases came to me from that scene in the movie: Perplexed and thinking, he agreed that the occurrence brought back the memory of watching that movie.
Later on, doomsayers and Nostradamus aficionados would have a lot of chitchat about the quatrains that pertain to the event.
The novel describes a global war that has been going on since forever and shows no signs of slowing down.
Moreover, the main hero, Winston Smith, realizes that enemy keeps changing.
September 11, 2001 - I was eating my late dinner (note that I lived not in the US) when my elder brother called my attention.
He was waiting for the business news on cable, but instead of such, it was a live blow by blow coverage of 2 airplanes crashing and destroying the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York.
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.