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Libertarian ➡️ Individualist ➡️ Radical Individualist . Literary Quoter | Aspiring Author | It Starts At Home
23 Sep
1984

- George Orwell
“Anything that might have thrown light upon the past had been systematically altered”
“By a routine that was not even secret, all letters were opened in transit. Actually, few people wrote letters…there were printed postcards with long lists of phrases, and you struck out the ones that were inapplicable”

Govt. spying on communication ie metadata of today.
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23 Sep
#Anthem by Ayn Rand
“We have not built this box for the good of our brothers. We built it for its own sake”
“We are walking to the F.A.N.G.S. awaiting us somewhere among the great, silent trees. There is not a thing behind us to regret”
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19 Sep
#GulagArchipelago

- Alexandr Solzhenitsyn, one of the bravest authors this world has ever seen. Image
The 5th, 6th and 7th sentence of the book breaks down 3 classes of people.

- The Organizers of Prisoners/Government
- The Enforcement Group/Military and Authority
- The imprisoned

My Q’s:
- are all groups “imprisoned” by something?
- Which group is one in?
- On who’s order? Image
“Oh, you citizens who love to travel! Do not forget that in every station there are a GPU Branch and several prison cells”

When read from the authors perspective this quote is a warning that the state has overreached.
When read from the State’s perspective it is a direct threat Image
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