A look at some of the ways ‘1984’ has come true

When George Orwell penned his now-famous dystopian novel, “1984” — released 67 years ago in June 1949 — it was intended as fiction. The futuristic setting is more than three decades in our rearview mirror, but many aspects of the book have come eerily true today.

The novel tells of a socially stratified post-nuclear war world ruled by three superstates — Oceania, Eastasia and Eurasia.

Fortunately, there’s been no global nuclear war — mostly because Donald Trump hasn’t won the election yet — and Russia hasn’t annexed all of Europe, but here’s a look at some parts of the novel that have come to pass:

via A look at some of the ways George Orwell’s ‘1984’ has come true – NY Daily News

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Categories: A 1984-type life today, mental fear

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