Make Orwell Fiction Again

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  • Bill W. says:

    Totally agree. Let’s get rid of the people who: revise/erase history, tear down statues, condemn centuries-dead people for not having narrow 21st Century values, those who censor others for committing Politically Incorrect “thought crimes”, assault & batter those for having different political beliefs, silence those who put God first, point-out the flaws of others while ignoring their own, ban/boycott things, mistake opinion as fact (or news), are reverse-racists, misandrist, anti-science (it’s just a “clump of cells”), worship at the altar of Big Brother Big Government, invent words and/or change their original meanings, teachers who indoctrinate rather than educate, defy science and logic to promote feelings and emotion, endorse mindless mob violence, murder of the defenseless, try to ‘fix’ things that really aren’t broken, and believe in free-stuff from the mythological Money Tree…let’s put an end to having the inmates running the asylum; this cap is indeed spot-on. Reliance on the government is slavery. Let’s revert back to rugged individualism and self-sufficientcy; if everyone minded their own business, and respect the opinions and rights of others, we wouldn’t be in this mess.

    God, Country, Family!

  • gwr says:

    Gee Bill… How about- People who lie about/ignore history, debase culture, condemn people for not having narrow right wing/christian fundamentalist values, censoring others for expression of their individuality, assault and batter those with different political beliefs (!), silence those who hold non-christian spiritual beliefs, point out and mock the flaws of others while ignoring their own (!), ban/boycott things (?), mistake news and facts as opinion, are racist, misogynist, anti-science (!), worship at the altar of nationalism and corporate dominance, invent words and/or change their meanings (!), indocrinators rather than educators (!), defy science and logic to promote division and corporate dominance and destruction of the environment, endorse mindless mob violence (!), murder of defenseless black teenagers, try to fix things like international arms and trade agreements that aren’t broken, and believe in patriarchal entitlement and laissez faire mythology. Now that the cap is on the other head maybe you can see how the red MAGA one is so insulting. But I agree, everyone should mind their own business and respect the opinions and rights of others.

    Science, Nature, Art!

  • Gerald says:

    Amen, indeed. And the only way to assure that Orwell remains fiction is to halt the arrogation of increasing power to government. Smaller and less intrusive government means more individual freedom. We have a ways to go, but at least some progress has been made in the last couple of years.

  • Patricia Duncan says:

    Are the Orwell hats for sale?

  • Jonathan Collins says:

    It’s only fascism when your side loses!

  • JV says:

    I agree with Bill W. and gwr: the message on the hat applies to both sides. Should probably be blue AND red. Or maybe purple?

  • Bonnie says:

    Well said! I couldn’t agree more.

  • Bonnie says:

    I should have clarified, I agree with Bill W. and gwr! (I mistakenly thought my reply would be posted directly under the one I was actually replying too.)

  • Donald Johnson says:

    You know, the hat’s clever, and I bought one when I first saw it on the web, but I must tell you, after wearing one in public it looks from a distance like just another MAGA hat, and a lot of folks that DO read what it really says don’t know who ‘Orwell’ is. Just sayin’.

  • Ally Clapham-Carter says:

    Please make this a t-shirt, preferably black with white writing.

  • jim says:

    Mr. Orwell is another of the social heros turned into a demigod in “our” image. Nitpicking the societl and political issues under the all encompassing blanket of Orwell isn’t rational or fair.
    Both blues and reds blame many of the same exact things on the other. SIGH It’s easy to lay blame for many of the issues prominent on both sides.
    Orwell was about the repression of ALL representation, and the repression of ALL self evaluated proposals of fact as denied with the destruction of written materials.

    His realm and the current one are ONLY in the eye of the beholder, desperately holding up another weapon to bash and blame the other side.

    Jim

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