It’s 1984 for the Global Warming Alarmists

In the dystopian novel 1984, it is revealed that the ongoing war between Oceania and the other superpowers is actually a fiction. Long ago the Party of Big Brother, the ruling party, conjured up the story of a massiveĀ  never-ending war and they perpetuate this lie to maintain control and power in the totalitarian state. The party even goes so far as to simulate warfare through bombings. It turns out, the ever-present threat of a massive war is a very effective tool to control the citizens (Proles) through fear. Continue reading “It’s 1984 for the Global Warming Alarmists”

The Obsession with Dystopia in the Trump Era

Shortly after Trump won the presidency, various media reports ominously claimed that the public was revisiting Dystopian literature en masse. Famed classics like George Orwell’s 1984 and Alduous Huxley’s A Brave New World were flying off the shelves. The public, it seems with crippling angst, was desperate for a glimpse into what 4 years of Trump would look like. How bad was it going to be they all wondered. People actually believed that there were similarities to be found between Trump’s America, less than a few months into his presidency, and the never-before-seen totalitarian regimes of dark fiction. Continue reading “The Obsession with Dystopia in the Trump Era”