Big Blog Brother Is Watching

From George Orwell’s 1984:

The horrible thing about the Two Minutes Hate was not that one was obliged to act a part, but that it was impossible to avoid joining in. Within thirty seconds any pretense was always unnecessary. A hideous ecstasy of fear and vindictiveness, a desire to kill, to torture, to smash faces in with a sledge hammer, seemed to flow through the whole group of people like an electric current, turning one even against one’s will into a grimacing, screaming lunatic. And yet the rage that one felt was an abstract, undirected emotion which could be switched from one object to another like the flame of a blowlamp.

2 Responses to “Big Blog Brother Is Watching”

  1. Jewel Says:

    I am finding this more and more to be very true, in our own day and age. Does anyone hate more completely than the tolerant self-righteous moral retard of today? Tolerance through intimidation. Two minutes is all it takes!

  2. sandrar Says:

    Hi! I was surfing and found your blog post… nice! I love your blog. 🙂 Cheers! Sandra. R.

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