Thursday, September 8, 2011
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Wow. Animal Farm is a freaky, fascinating read about the workings of communism (or is it totalitarianism?). North Korea, anyone? Stalinist Russia? I don't think Son14 has been around long enough to get the bigger picture here; I'm not even really sure I get the bigger picture here. But it certainly exposes what a slippery slope politics and the pursuit of 'freedom' can be.
All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others.
No question now, what had happened to the faces of the pigs. The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again;but already it was impossible to say which was which.
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