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1984 - the book will be banned


1984 - the book will be banned  

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  1. 1. At some point, I predict that the novel by George Orwell will become so close to reality that acknowledging it as a prophetic work of fantasy will be dangerous and it will have to be banned in the UK. Question is.... When

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At some point, I predict that the novel by George Orwell will become so close to reality that acknowledging it as a prophetic work of fantasy will be dangerous and it will have to be banned in the UK.  Question is.... When

 

At the moment it is still part of the educational syllabus - Something I find hard to understand.

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18 minutes ago, Whowhywhen? said:

At some point, I predict that the novel by George Orwell will become so close to reality that acknowledging it as a prophetic work of fantasy will be dangerous and it will have to be banned in the UK.  Question is.... When

 

At the moment it is still part of the educational syllabus - Something I find hard to understand.

Taught as a work of irony maybe?

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13 minutes ago, MrLibertyRedux said:

I think I'll be in bother at some point in the future @stokiescum

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Yes like this lad moaning about people like me I think the hint is im

keeping him 

Out of work on Facebook ie sarcastic about my views on Covid .you really should be careful with what you say when your profile pic is this .I’m a bit of a sarcastic person you see with a wicked sense of humour I’m not sure he can handle it 

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7 hours ago, Whowhywhen? said:

At some point, I predict that the novel by George Orwell will become so close to reality that acknowledging it as a prophetic work of fantasy will be dangerous and it will have to be banned in the UK.  Question is.... When

 

At the moment it is still part of the educational syllabus - Something I find hard to understand.

No point banning it before Fahrenheit 451 otherwise someone will just re-write it. 

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