The Power Of Power In George Orwell's 1984

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In George Orwell’s novel 1984 Orwell gives the reader a preview of a negative utopia. Big Brother, being the Government of Oceania holds all the power. Orwell conveys Big Brother to the Governments today.Orwell also shows the reader to rethink how their government is being run and or if they 're having too much power. Orwell makes the reader realize that their government has power it should not be having. People may be aware that today’s world is becoming closer to the totalitarian world in Orwell’s novel 1984. In Peter Maass, and Megha Rajagopalah article “That’s no Phone. That’s my Tracker.” Maas and Rajagopalah state, “Noted that GPS data can reveal whether a person is a weekly church goer, a heavy drinker, a regular at the gym, unfaithful husband, an outpatient receiving medical treatment, an associate of particular individual or political group-and not just one such fact about a person”. Technology nowadays knows a person better than their own friends or family. Technology is a whole different mind set and new world for the American Government. For the average human a GPS is simply a tool one may use to search a location they are unaware of. A GPS does function for that but, the American Government takes advantage and uses it as an opportunity to collect data off of someone so they can specifically advertise products that will most likely interest an individual. The American Government isn’t just the only one that watch humans, it’s also big corporate companies
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