When Euphemism Disguises Truth: George Orwell's Foresight?

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Imagine if the government had the power to monitor everyone through any mobile device, just imagine. Trying to get away with something you did bad would be almost impossible. This is almost similar to how the people in the society of the book 1984 would live. They lived under a totalitarian government and would use advanced technology like telescreens to watch over everyone even inside their own homes. George Orwell is a man that visualized a society where the government controlled everything and everyone from the language to what we are allowed to be accountable of. In “When Euphemism Disguises Truth: George Orwell’s Foresight”, by historian Bernard A. Weisberger he talks about how the government manipulates everything to their advantage such as deteriorating the…show more content…
For example, “The instrument (telescreen) could be dimmed… no way of shutting it off completely.”THrough this piece of technology the party can monitor the other citizens without them being able to do anything against it. “To the future or the past, to a time when thought is free, when we are different from one another and do not live alone- to a time when truth exist and what is done cannot be undone.” In 1984 Winston’s job and others like him is to edit the news to the point where it helps the government. However, if they begin to know too much and spread the word they are deleted from existence, in other words they become vaporized: everything about them is deleted from existence. In the other the government’s technology has its limitations as they couldn’t afford to have telescreen in the poor people's houses.”In the far distance a helicopter skipped down between the roots, hovered for an instant like a bluebottle and darted away again with a long
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