Animal Farm Essay | Animal Farm: Education Vs. Indoctrination

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Animal Farm: Education Vs. Indoctrination

Summary: George Orwell, in his magnificent literary work, Animal Farm, conveys a strong theme of education vs. indoctrination. A society should be taught how to think, not what to think. This essay explores and supports Orwell's ideology and answers the question of what life would be like if we could not think for ourselves.
What would a society be like if all of its inhabitants were uneducated? What if no one could make a clear and distinct decision for themselves about what is right and what is wrong? If they allowed a ruler to have absolute control over their future lives and present quality of life, then the ruler would promptly become corrupt from this new overload of authority. An educated person is taught how to think, whereas an indoctrinated person is taught what to think. There is an unmistakable difference; the ability to formulate ones own opinions and draw ones own conclusions greatly influences the structure of any society. George Orwell does a phenomenal job in emphasizing the importance of an education in his allegorical and satirical novel Animal Farm. Serving as an allegory for the Russian Revolution, Animal Farm illustrates the outcome of an uneducated and indoctrinated...

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