Influence Of Power In Animal Farm

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Topic - Animal Farm (Corrupting Influence of Power)

Type Of Work – Novel

Author – George Orwell

First Published – August 17, 1945

Corrupting Influence Of Power with reference to Animal Farm
Animal Farm -the history of a rebellion that went wrong- is George Orwell 's brilliant satire on the corrupting influence of power. It was first published in 1945. According to Orwell, the book reflects events leading up to the Russian Revolution of 1917 and then on into the Stalin era in the Soviet Union.
In the book, Mr. Jones, the owner of the Manor farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Snowball leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing
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In the book the Old Major teaches the animals the principles of Animalism, a theory which says that all animals should be considered equal and should revold to against the ones who try to oppress them, Lenin very much respected Karl Marx 's for his theory of Communism, which is about that the "workers of the world" should unite in order to fight against the economic oppressors. Communism is given the name of Animalism in the story. As Animalism is all about living in an equal world where all animals share the riches of the farm, Communism here says that with communism way of life will give people the lives of economic worth. The Old Major dies before he could even see the start or end of the revolution, just like lenin…show more content…
Who should keep a check? We should. We should educate ourselves and our fellow people into not getting fooled by the ones corrupted. We are the ones who give them that power, so we should be able to strip them off them that power whenever necessary. There should be transparency in everything, the government, offices, business houses, colleges, elections, etc. The people should be the most superior in every country. All individuals should be below the unity of a million people. Let 's be honest, human beings together can shake this world. So why let others cast a shadow over us? Why let them think of us as just 'mere people '. We are not 'mere people '. Oh No.
The pigs said 'ALL ANIMALS ARE EQUAL. BUT SOME ANIMALS ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS. '
I would not want any person saying the exact same thing, 'All people are equal. But some people are more equal than others. ' This is how the ones with corrupted power think. They just are too selfish and hungry over the lust for power.
Every person is equal and there should not be anyone, may it be an individual or an organisation superior over people.
With power comes great responsibilty. If you get something, make sure to always give it back to others in some way. There is nothing greather than satisfaction after helping others. Not even the power.

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