By Lisa Haven
Many in our culture are aware of the term ‘Orwellian.’ It is often used as a metaphor to describe the ever-increasing global fascist surveillance state that is taking place in our world today. However, what many fail to understand is just where the term Orwellian originated. In 1949 author George Orwell (pseudonym of Eric Blair) composed a fiction book predicting the nightmarish future of the year 1984. The book portrays an elite ruling class who bans all individualism and thought and uses a “tele screen” to control and monitor the masses who are highly oppressed and brainwashed to do their bidding.
Today we are living George Orwell’s nightmare! As I write this the NSA is compiling data against reporters like me. In fact, this post will put me on a one-way ticket to the ‘red list’—a list of dissidents who oppose their tyrannical rule and will one…
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