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Big Brother Is Watching You

Summary: Analyzes the George Orwell novel, 1984. Discusses his warning of the dangers and consequences of a government with unlimited surveillance powers.
"Big Brother is Watching You." In 1984 Orwell warns us of the dangers and consequences a government with unlimited surveillance powers can bring on society. The novel's "Party" used technology as well as humans to monitor its citizens. They implemented telescreens as one form of technology which simultaneously receives and transmits. Spies not only littered the streets and workplace but also inhabited the home. Willing and eager children betrayed their parents by turning them into the Ministry of Love in order to "correct" them. The Party constantly watches all citizens for any signs of rebellion or thoughtcrime, even if Big Brother does not directly scrutinize the people.

Telescreens invade every room belonging to Party members and public places. Outer Party members can dim the sound and picture coming from their telescreen but the screen recording the members actions never turn off. With the development of telescreens...

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