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DON’T LET IT HAPPEN!

“Don’t let it happen! It depends on you!” was the final warning of George Orwell, author of “1984”, which was not meant as a manual.

George Orwell (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950)  must have been a prophet – as lots of the things he wrote 1948 in his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four became reality, same is valid for his novel Animal Farm. Many phrases of his invented surveillance state – such as ‘Big Brother is watching you’, ‘newspeak’ and ‘doublethink’ – entering popular use.

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