America Today: 1984 and Brave New World

George Orwell’s novel 1984 and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World are each prophetic dystopian works. Both have come true in different ways in these United States. Neil Postman first drew my attention to the differing visions in Amusing Ourselves to Death. Orwell wrote of the omnipotent state–“Big Brother is Watching”–that controls the population from the top down. (C.S. … Continue reading America Today: 1984 and Brave New World