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1984 Seventy Years Later

On June 8, 1949, Nineteen Eighty-Four was published. Seventy years later, Orwell’s warnings still ring true. Orwellian. Not many people can claim an adjective, and I’m sure if George Orwell were alive today he’d have mixed feelings about it. “Orwellian” has become synonymous with “dystopian” — humorless, drab, authoritarian, all-seeing, all-disrupting, anti-human. We see references to Big Brother — the surrogate God …