Why cannot both be equally right? Although this makes many good points to elevate the level of concern that Brave New World is fairly prophetic, it does not. Update, March I wrote a reflective blog post about my Amusing Ourselves to Death comic: including the massive response that it got, as well as my. Amusing Ourselves to Death: The Comic Stuart McMillen has created a nice graphic adaptation of Neil Postman’s comparison of Orwell vs.

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John Kyle on Tue, 24th Aug 1: Bang your fist on the table or raise it high in the sky. You can watch an amazing lecture by Dr. I rather think that a combination of Huxleys and Orwells visions of those dystopias will be our undoing.

Amusing Ourselves to Death on Sat, 17th Oct 7: Books and knowledge would not need to be censored or mutilated, because there would be no interest in reading anyway the novel reveals the population is conditioned to despise books or nature as part of their school syllabus, where they learn to worship Henry Ford.

Costumo procurar muito paginas sobre o Big Brother Brasil e nunca encontro um site com informacao tao bem construida como aqui. But want to commentary on some general issues, The site style is ideal, the articles is truly great: At any given moment there is an orthodoxy, a body of ideas which it is assumed that all right-thinking people will accept without question.


And by the way, the new works are so great.

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Matt on Tue, 26th May Orwell described North Korea, Cuba and Iran. We now focus on things which are more meta. Orwell was correct as well with the government constantly waging war and watching us, the NDAA, Constant global wars and conflicts, false flag amksing to spur patriotism, fear of imprisonment BOTH were invariably correct. But that interpretation is wrong.

I have read both. Was the comic transformative enough to be considered Fair Use? As he saw it, people will come to love their oppression, to adore the technologies that undo ourswlves capacities to think.

This is a great rendition of two books I feared and loved.

Amusing Ourselves to Death: Huxley vs Orwell

This was a very illuminating and though provoking article. The answer became clear: I believe that it must simply be permeated into the consciousness of those under the influence of these media bombardments….

Copyright law I fished around for opinions.

So I am happy that, although you erased your strip from your blog, there still are many copies and examples to find in the archives and pictures on the internet?. I guess my only problem with it is what can the solution be?


Simiarly, we can use entertainment judiciously to help point people to more serious content. Amusing Ourselves To Death.

Orwell feared we would become a captive culture. We have seen the enemy and he is us. Maybe you qmusing give it a little cartoonish push!

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The only one not fully written and drawn by me. The way the books are portrayed here is so black and white. YouTube and the Politics of Authenticity http: Both was actually genial. Thanks to Hugo Chavez of veath I think that is one of the such a lot vital information for me.

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Zelak, thanks very much for posting this! According to his website, Stuart McMillen is a crowdfunded cartoonist who draws long-form comics about social issues involving science, ecology, sustainability, psychology and economics. Which all seems to show that the biggest threat is neither state oppression nor media distraction, but the extension of private property until even our thoughts are owned by someone else.