Criticism Of The Proles In George Orwell's '1984'

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When Winston states, “The proles are human beings. We are not human,” he means that while the proles experience the human condition on a genuine level, members of the Party reside on mechanical action and reactions, for the Party conditions its own into becoming hollowed-out, babbling puppets with a stark lacking of profound sensibilities and loyalties. To be fully human, I believe a person must relinquish the state of being all for himself and allow himself to integrate his emotions and perception with that of other people and the natural world, as well as his own spirituality. The ability to value sentiment and emphasize with the plights of others, alongside the ability to derive humor, beauty, and his own conclusions from all of life’s moment

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