GEORGE ORWELL

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PictureAug 2012

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.

Quote by: George Orwell, English author (1903 - 1950)

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AnimationApr 2020

George Orwell's 1984 | Concise synopsis and analysis

(7:34) Set in London ruled by a totalitarian state, George Orwell based his dystopian novel on Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union.

PictureDec 2005

George Orwell

True founder of reality TV

Sep 2012

We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun

Quote by George Orwell, English author (1903 - 1950)

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VideoApr 2017

QI - Have you read 1984?

() In Orwell's novel 1984, April 4th was the day Winston Smith began his secret diary.

VideoJul 2012

George Orwell's one final warning

(2:01) From the 2003 TV docudrama 'George Orwell - A Life in Pictures'.

AnimationJan 2017

What does "Orwellian" really mean

(5:31) Have you ever stopped to think about what "Orwellian" really means, or why it is used so often today?

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Feb 2020

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. George Orwell, English novelist and critic (1903 - 1950).

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